Following the political crisis in Ekiti State, Governor Kayode Fayemi has declared a dusk to dawn curfew in the state.
In a state broadcast on Friday, Fayemi said the decision was to forestall further descent into anarchy.
” I am taking the very difficult decision to suspend the ‘Thank You’ tour which I’m undertaking as part of our transitioning-out formalities. Also, I have taken the decision to institute a dusk to dawn curfew in the state immediately.
“Accordingly, there would be no movement between the hours of 7.00 p.m. and 7.00 a.m. everyday till further notice.
“We urge the citizenry to be vigilant and provide the security agencies with details of suspicious activities that can undermine the peace in our state, ” Fayemi announced.
He urged residents of the state to cooperate with the government to ” stop the violence and brigandage that has brought about serious embarrassment to the state in the last few days.”.