Enugu: We’ve arrested hoodlums enforcing one-week sit-at-home

Enugu Government on Thursday, announced that many hoodlums enforcing the illegal sit-at-home in the state have been arrested.

This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Professor Chidiebere Onyia.

“It is noteworthy that many enemies of Enugu State and Igbo land, the hoodlums, anarchists, and criminal elements, who hide under freedom agitation to perpetrate destruction, violent crimes, as well as those who engage in scaremongering through fake videos and images, have been tracked down, apprehended and are being brought to book.

“We are winning the war and therefore call on Ndi Enugu to volunteer information to the authorities on any suspicious person and movement as well as those who use the social media to spread rumours and instigate panic among the members of the public.”

The statement further reminded the “citizens and residents of the state that work, business, schooling and other legitimate endeavours will continue tomorrow Friday, July 7, 2023.

“The government directs offices, schools, business premises, and markets, including Ogbete Main Market, among others, to open for business. Failure to comply with this directive will be deemed as willful undermining of government’s policy and efforts to restore full working days, productivity, and entrepreneurship in the state, and will as such be met with appropriate sanctions.

“Government urges members of the public to disregard any scaremongers and go about their businesses, as security measures are fully in place to continue to enforce law and order and safeguard lives and property.

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  1. Is it not shameful that our authorities derive joy in jubilation over the arrests of the so called sit at home enforcers while herdsmen have field days destroying farms of farmers and they go unpunished.
    Why the discrimination in enforcing the law of the land. All of them destroy lives and properties yet, one moves about freely while the other is hounded about. Could this be Different Strokes for Different Folks.

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