A 24-hour curfew has been announced by the Edo state government in Obazagbon to Ogheghe areas of Irhirhi-Arogba-Obazagbon-Ogheghe Road.
The curfew which will commence from midnight on Thursday, September 29, 2022, to end 12:00 am on Friday, September 30, 2022, would help ensure a security exercise to be done by the government in the affected areas.
The curfew announcement was communicated to the public through a statement released by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Osarodion Ogie, today, Wednesday, September 28.
Residents in the affected areas have been advised to remain indoors during the curfew.
The affected areas were from Obazagbon Junction to Ogheghe Junction on the Irhirhi-Arogba-Obazagbon-Ogheghe Road and environs; then from Ogheghe Junction on the Irhirhi Road up to Ogba River and environs; road connecting Okoroma Junction on the Irhirhi Road to Amagba and environs and from Amagba Junction to Ogba River on the Ogheghe-Obagie Road (link to Sapele Road) and environs.
“Anyone found loitering in the area during the curfew will be arrested. To be forewarned is to be forearmed.” The statement concluded.