BREAKING: Akeredolu imposes curfew, orders arrest of defaulters

BREAKING: Akeredolu imposes curfew, orders arrest of defaulters

The Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has ordered an immediate curfew in the state.

The order was issued a few minutes ago by the state government and is expected to take immediate effect.

According to Akeredolu, the curfew will run between 7pm to 7am on a daily basis.

While stressing that the curfew will last till further notice Governor Akeredolu said the move became imperative following what he described as the disregard of the existing measures put in place to curb the spread of the COVID-19 in the state by the people.

The Governor, however, threatened to impose total lockdown in the state if he sees no change of attitude among residents.

Recall that Ondo State now has a total number of three confirmed cases of the deadly COVID-19 disease.

Akeredolu clarified that the third case was not a member of the National Youth Service Corps but an employee of the Nigeria Army Clinic that served there in 2017.

He ordered arrest and detention of any person caught during the curfew hours.

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