Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has ordered the immediate restriction of the use of motor-cycles in all parts of the state between 10.00 p.m. and 6.00 a.m. every day.
The governor’s directive was conveyed in a special statement issued by the secretary to the State Government, Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem
The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, His Excellency, Mr Udom Emmanuel has directed as follows:
GreenWhiteGreen GWG had reported that attackers invaded Ikono Local Government Area of the state early on Friday and killed two policemen at their duty post.
The chairman of the local government had frontally accused the Eastern Security Network, ESN formed by wanted IPOB leader of being responsible for the attack.
Following the development, the governor ordered the immediate ban on the use of or-cycles between 10.00 p.m. and 6.00 a.m.
“While regretting the inconvenience that this decision may cause law abiding citizens, the decision is a product of considered reasoning, taken in the overall interest of the security of lives and property, which is the primary responsibility of any government ,” the statement reported.