Okowa Imposes 48-Hour Curfew As Vandals Raze Police Station, Free Inmates In Delta

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Vandals has set ablaze in a police station in Asaba, Delta state on Thursday, October 22, as riots continue to spread across states in the country.

According to reports, the hoodlums also invaded the Warri Correctional Centre (Okere Prison) in the Warri South Local Government Area of the state, shooting sporadically and setting free some inmates at the facility.

The thugs reportedly numbering over 100 moved to the police Special Protection Unit in the area in an attempt to set it ablaze but were repelled by security personnel there.

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, however, declared a 48-hour curfew starting 6pm today and immediate closure of all schools until November as a result of the violence going on in the country.

As at the time of this report, banks and business premises had been shut down in the area for fear of being attacked by the thugs.

In similar fashion, the office of the Federal Road Safety Corps along the Benin-Asaba-Onitsha Expressway and the beautification garden at Koka Junction, Asaba, were on Wednesday night set ablaze by an angry mob.

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