Ondo Govt imposes curfew on Ikare Akoko

Press Statement

Curfew In Ikare

Following the disturbing violence in Ikare-Akoko, Akoko North East Local Government Area, the Ondo State Government has imposed a 24 hour curfew on the town.

The curfew takes effect from 6.00pm today, May 5, 2021.

Government warns that Security Agencies have been deployed and mandated to enforce the curfew.

Accordingly, anyone who violates or contravenes this order shall face the full wrath of the Law. Dire consequences await such defaulters.

In the meantime, Government has ordered the immediate suspension of all activities relating to the OLOKOJA chieftaincy title. In this regard, no one is permitted to parade himself as OLOKOJA, or engage in promotional activities relating to the title in question. This directive takes immediate effect.


Donald Ojogo
Commissioner for Information and Orientation
Ondo State

May 5, 2021

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