Governor of Cross River State , Prof Ben Ayade has imposed a 24 – hour curfew on the state starting from 6 pm on Friday.
According to a statement signed by the Special Adviser Media and Publicity to the governor , Christian Ita , the curfew followed “ the hijacking of the peaceful protest against police brutality in the state by hoodlums . ”
“ Residents of the state are advised to observe the curfew as security agents have been mandated to arrest anybody who flouts it , ” the governor warned .
Hoodlums looted the state government ’ s warehouse on Bishop Moinagh Avenue on Friday.