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Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Obiano declares curfew as clashes claim 19 lives


 The Anambra State Government has imposed curfew on communities where unknown gunmen killed 19 persons today.


A statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof Solo C hukwulobelu, showed that; Igbariam, Aguleri, Umueri, Nteje, Awkuzu And Umunya are among those where a 7pm to 6am curfew was imposed.


Chukwulobelu in the release said “The curfew which begins today, Monday, 26th April, 2021, is between 7pm and 6am daily, until further notice.


“We advise Ndi Anambra and residents of the state living in these communities to obey the curfew order, as security personnel are on strict orders to enforce the curfew.”


Unknown gunmen had on Monday morning attacked and killed some residents of Awkuzu, causing students of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University students to flee the area.


Reports said some livestock were also killed, while scores of persons sustained injuries.

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