Delta state governor, Ifenanyi Okowa has imposed a 48-hour curfew in the state starting from 6 pm today, October 22.
The governor made this announcement in a state-wide broadcast today.
Okowa alsoordered the immediate closure of all schools in Delta State until November 2020.
He explained that the imposed curfew was due to the state of unrest in the country and the need to safeguard the lives of the citizenry.
“This SARS occasion threatens to plunge the State into chaos and anarchy. It is a clear and present danger that we must stop from happening.
“In the meantime, I have ordered the closure of all public and private primary and secondary schools in the State until Monday, November 2nd 2020.
“Because of the incident that took place last night, I hereby impose a 48-hour curfew starting 6 pm today October 22 2020.
“It, therefore, means that everybody is expected to sit at home, exempting those on very essential service in the next 48 hours starting 6 pm today.
“Thereafter, we will review the situation and know what next steps to take.”Photo Credit; Twitter