By Steve Seigha, Yenagoa
The Bayelsa State Police Command has extended the three days Dust to Dawn Curfew imposed in Bayelsa over the violent protest following the Supreme Court judgment on Thursday.
The curfew will now end on Sunday, the 23rd of February, 2020, and from 10pm to 6am.
The state Commissioner of Police, Uche Anozie, who addressed the press on Monday, said the extension was necessciated by the prevailing situation in the state.
He said, “on the other hand, in the light of credible intelligence available to the command vis-a-vis the prevailing security situation in Bayelsa State, the Command has seemed it necessary to review and extend the curfew to Sunday 23rd February, 2020, with effect from today, Monday 17th, February 2020, from 10pm to 6am
Members of the public are advised to remain indoors as security agencies will put to arrest anyone who violates the curfew and such outlaws will be prosecuted. They are also advised to remain calm as the command is poised to ensure the safety of lives and property in the state.”