Ondo State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on Ikare-Akoko, headquarters of Akoko Northeast Local Government Area of Ondo State, with immediate effect.
According to a statement issued by Chief Press Secretary to the State Governor, Richard Olatunde, the decision to impose the curfew was made at the State Security Council meeting chaired by the Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.
The curfew was sequel to the escalated violent clash in the town since Tuesday which had continued unabated, despite the meeting between the Government and the duo of Olukare of Ikare, Oba Akadiri Momoh and Owa Ale of Iyometa, Oba Adeleke Adegbite to rein-in their subjects.
The curfew affects any unauthorized human movement and activity until further notice”.
Olatunde said security agencies have been directed to ensure strict compliance with the curfew order as investigations are already on to unravel the cause of the violent clash.