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The Enugu State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has assured residents of the State that the security agencies were fully in charge maintaining that they have brought the situation in Enugu under control.
The Eastern Updates reports that there were shootings in different parts of the State on Monday by gunmen alleged to be enforcing the IPOB sit-at-home order.
While reacting, in a statement Public Relations Officer, ASP Daniel Ndukwe, dismissed the claims that the arsonists were now in charge.
He said; ‘following the alleged cases of sporadic shootings at Topland Amechi-Awkunanaw, snatching and burning of a Toyota Sienna vehicle and a tricycle at Umueze and Agbani axis of Nkanu West LGA of the State by miscreants alleged to be enforcing illegal sit-at-home order, which caused panic within Enugu metropolis in the morning hours of today’.
the Command enjoined law-abiding citizens of the state to ‘go about their lawful businesses without fear of intimidation or harassment, as Police and other Security Operatives, have been duly deployed to further thwart the untoward activities of the miscreants in the State’.
Meanwhile, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has provided further clarifications over its decision to ban the consumption of beef from Fulani cattle in South-East.
The Eastern Updates recalls that IPOB, had in a statement on Monday, 3 January, by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, revealed that the ban would take effect from April, 2022.
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