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Insecurity: Ebonyi State Ban Motorcycle, Tricycle Operation in 3 Communities

The Chairman of Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Mr Ajah Chinonso, has announced a ban on motorcycle and tricycle operations within the council till further notice.

Chinonso, who announced this in a statement on Thursday, June 8, also placed a dusk to Dawn curfew in Okposi, Uburu and Ugwulagwu communities to checkmate criminal activities and general insecurity.

The statement reads in part: “The Executive Chairman of Ohaozara Local Government Area, Honourable Ajah Chinonso Consider has placed a dusk to dawn curfew in Ọkpọsị, Uburu and Ugwulangwu with effect from 6 pm today Thursday, June 8, 2023, till further notice.

“To this end, all forms of movement, including activities of motorcyclists and tricyclists within the areas, have been outlawed with immediate effect.

“All and sundry are advised to adhere to this directive to avoid further threat to peace in the council.”

He also advised Traditional Rulers, Religious Leaders and Town Union Executives to sensitize their subjects on the need to comply with the curfew as violators would be dealt with severely.

Ebonyi has had its fair share of insecurity in recent times with the activities of unknown gunmen.

The renegades have attacked security operatives and police stations in the southeast state at different times.

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