Governor Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State has taken decisive action in response to the escalating situation caused by hoodlums looting warehouses, including those belonging to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and others.
In light of the dangerous and widespread activities of the hoodlums, a 24-hour curfew has been imposed on the state.
The announcement of the curfew was made through a statement issued by the Governor’s spokesman, Humwashi Wonosikou. The decision to implement the curfew comes as the activities of the hoodlums have taken a perilous turn, with attacks on people using dangerous weapons like matchets and ransacking businesses and homes, resulting in the theft of property.
Governor Fintiri emphasized that during the period of the curfew, only individuals on essential duties, possessing valid identification, would be allowed to move around. The measure aims to maintain public safety and security, as well as prevent further violence and looting.
By imposing the curfew, the government of Adamawa State seeks to restore law and order and protect the well-being of its citizens and their properties. The decision underscores the seriousness of the situation and the authorities’ commitment to ensuring peace and stability in the state capital