Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade has imposed a 24-hour curfew in the state.
This was contained in a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Publicity, Christian Ita, on Friday.
According to the statement, the curfew takes immediate effect.
The statement read: “Following the hijacking of the peaceful protest against police brutality in the state by hoodlums, the state governor, Sir Ben Ayade has imposed a 24hr curfew in the state starting from 6 pm on Friday, October 23, 2020.
“Residents of the state are advised to observe the curfew as security agents have been mandated to arrest anybody who flouts it.”