Ooni imposes night to dawn curfew in Ife over criminal activities
Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has imposed a night to dawn curfew in the ancient town to check the activities of criminals.
Some criminals were said to have sneaked into the town, unleashing mayhem on the community thereby forcing the traditional council members and local security to keep vigil in some areas through the night on Friday.
The night to dawn curfew was announced in a statement through the Lowa of Ife, Chief Abraham Ademola, who disclosed that the Ooni has ordered restriction of movement in the town between 11pm to 5am daily.
“The Imperial Majesty, Oba Ogunwusi has ordered lockdown from 11 PM to 5 AM in Ife township from today, (Saturday).
“No vigil, no night party, night prayers in all churches and mosques, etc.
“This is because robbers and bandits presence in Ile-Ife is on high which is causing the community sleepless nights.
“The police with the local securities are now in the community to ensure security. Anyone caught in within these hours will be treated as such. The restriction is till further notice”, it reads.
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