The Akwa Ibom State authorities has lifted the curfew imposed on the state within the wake violent protests, saying the discontinuation directive is to take fast impact.
Recall that the State authorities following the unrest and safety breach posed by the Finish SARS protests imposed a curfew which has now been reviewed to revive normalcy to the State.
The commissioner for info and technique, Comrade Ini Ememobong in a press assertion on Sunday mentioned the federal government determined to raise the curfew after large session with the safety structure of the State.
He added that regardless of the discontinuation order, safety companies would proceed to keep up a high-level alert and take care of anybody who makes an attempt to disrupt the peace within the State.
The assertion reads partly,” Following the return of normalcy and large session with the safety structure of the State, His Excellency the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Udom Emmanuel has directed the discontinuation of the curfew which was imposed because of some safety challenges that occurred in our state.
”The Governor appreciates the residents for his or her understanding and cooperation and commends the gallantry and dedication displayed by our safety companies, all through the interval of the curfew.
”Regardless of the discontinuation order, safety companies are nonetheless sustaining a excessive degree alert and are ready to decisively take care of any try on the disruption of peace and subversion of legislation and order, particularly because the Yuletide approaches.”