GOV. UZODINMA IMPOSES DUSK TO DAWN CURFEW IMPOSED IN IMO
Imo State Government has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew across the state as part of measures to further prevent the infiltration of the COVID-19 into the area.
The State Governor, Chief Hope Uzodinma announced this while signing an Executive Order to that effect. According to the Governor, the curfew, which commences by six o’clock in the evening and ends by six in the morning takes immediate effect.
He stated that the period the curfew would last remained indefinite and warned that the lock down order imposed in the state is still enforce, save for those on essential duties.
Governor Uzodinma announced the immediate closure of all borders leading in and outside the state, noting that only certified indigenes of Imo who were ready to subject themselves to COVID-19 test and fourteen days of quarantine would be allowed entry.
He warned that anyone that contravened the order would be liable to seven days of community service and a fine.
The Governor explained that trucks caught violating the order would pay a fine of fifty thousand naira; owners of impounded cars would pay twenty thousand; tricycles and motorcycles would pay seven thousand naira each; while anyone that contravened the border closure would pay ten thousand naira fine.