Ebonyi State Governor, Mr. Dave Umahi, has imposed a curfew from 8 pm to six am in any respect entry and exit factors with neighbouring states.
It additionally banned all social occasions corresponding to wake retaining and nightclubbing from 6 pm, warning that defaulters will probably be fined N1million.
Umahi introduced the order yesterday whereas briefing reporters after the state Govt Council assembly.
He additionally ordered all native docs to register with safety businesses within the state instantly.
The governor additionally ordered conventional medication sellers to register with the Ministry of Well being.
He warned that anyone who failed to stick to the directive can be prosecuted.
Umahi exonerated the safety arm of the proscribed secessionist group Indigenous Individuals of Biafra (IPOB), Japanese Safety Community, from the latest assaults on safety businesses within the state.
The governor lamented that pretend information purveyors had been complicating the surroundings challenges by spreading pretend information by social media.
He directed safety businesses to henceforth arrest and prosecute anyone spreading pretend information able to inflicting a disaster on social media.
He mentioned: “We have now agreed that each one native docs within the state and conventional medication sellers should inside seven days as we speak register with the Commissioner for Border Peace, with the Commissioner for well being and with the CP.
“There will probably be an government order to this occasion and anybody that’s caught doing in any other case will probably be arrested and will probably be prosecuted.
“We’re conscious there are some killings over the weekend; a policeman was killed, two military males had been killed and I feel one civilian and their killers are pure bandits.
“They do that killing and put it in social media that they’re members of IPOB or ESN.
“With out standing for both IPOB or ESN however they proceed to disclaim that they don’t seem to be into violence however for me, criminality is criminality and I’ve directed safety businesses to crack down on all prison actions within the state.
“And for individuals who did the killings, the safety businesses should deliver them to ebook inside 72 hours, they have to try this.”