The Minister for the Interior, Ambrose Dery has, by Executive Instrument, renewed the curfew hours imposed on Bunkpurugu Township and its environs in the North East Region.
The new hours start from 8:00pm to 6:00am.
This took effect on Tuesday, 13th June, 2023.
A statement issued by the Interior Ministry said the government continues to urge Chiefs, Opinion Leaders, Youth and People of the area to exercise restraint in the face of the challenges confronting them and to use non-violent means to channel their energies into ensuring peace to the area.
“Meanwhile, there is a total ban on all persons in the Bunkpurugu Township and surrounding areas from carrying arms, ammunition or any offensive weapon, and any person found with any arms or ammunition will be arrested and prosecuted,” the statement added.