Enugu State Government has imposed a 12-hour curfew on Oruku Community in Nkanu East Local Government Area of the state following the crisis that claimed the lives of two community leaders.
The Commissioner for Information, Mr Chidi Aroh disclosed this on Thursday in a statement in Enugu.
“The curfew was imposed by Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, pursuant to Executive Order No. 2: 2021 of Feb. 25, 2021.
“The Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command has been directed to take all legal measures to enforce this order and ensure the arrest as well as prosecution of the perpetrators of this heinous crime,” Aroh said.
The incident prompted the state government to inaugurate a Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the crisis.
Also, the Vice Chairman of Oruku Town Union Caretaker Committee, Chief Samuel Ani was on Feb. 24, murdered in a gruesome manner.