Bayelsa Govt Imposes Curfew On Opu-Nembe

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... all youth and chieftaincy councils in Opu-Nembe dissolved.

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Governor of Bayelsa State, Douye Diri, has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on Opu-Nembe following a crisis that rocking the community

The governor, who held a closed-door meeting with members of the Security Council in the state, also dissolved all the youth and chieftaincy councils in the troubled community.

Addressing journalists before the commencement of the closed-door security council meeting, Governor Diri spoke on efforts made by his administration to maintain peace in Bayelsa State for over three years since assumption of office.

Special Adviser to the governor on Security, Akpoebi Agberebi, briefed reporters on the resolutions reached at the meeting

The security council also called on the Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, to withdraw the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team sent to Opu-Nembe and allow the joint security agents in the state to quell the crisis.


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