Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma has imposed a Dusk-to-dawn Curfew in 9 Local Government Areas of the State following clashes between the Eastern Security Network (ESN) and a combined team of the Nigerian Police and Soldiers in Orlu, Imo State.
The Local Goverment areas’ are;
- Oru East
- Ideato North
- Ideato South
- And Orsu
The crisis had been brewing since last week after a clash between
ESN volunteers and police resulted in deaths.
The security agencies were then said to have planned a reprisal.
The soldiers were said to be drawn from the 34 Artillery Brigade in Obinze.