The Governor of Cross River State, Prof. Ben Ayade, on Friday imposed a 24-hour curfew on the state.
The curfew took effect from 6:00 p.m. on Friday.
The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the governor, Christian Ita, who disclosed this in a statement, said the curfew followed the hijacking of the peaceful protest against police brutality by hoodlums in the state.
The statement read: “Residents of the state are advised to observe the curfew as security agents have been mandated to arrest anybody who flouts it.”
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