Police Impose Three-Day Curfew In Bayelsa After Violence

The Police in Bayelsa state has imposed three-day dusk to dawn curfew after angry All Progressive Congress (APC) protesters destroyed properties following the Supreme Court ruling which sacked the party’s elected candidate, David Lyon, and his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo.

Douye Diri's house
Douye Diri’s house

According to the Commissioner of Police in the state, Uche Anozie, the curfew will last between 8pm – 6am.

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Some angry groups occupied major streets and the Government House on Friday morning, armed with APC flags and bearing placards, protesting the ruling of the apex court.

Meanwhile, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) secretariat in Yenagoa was also not spared as the angry protesters attacked the building destroying properties.