Crime: Gov Bello Extends ‘Operation Lion Dance’ Curfew In Kogi Central


Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has extended the curfew imposed on Kogi Central Senatorial District till further notice to consolidate on the security gains recorded so far.

The Governor thanked Security agencies for their efforts at ridding Kogi Central of criminals and criminalities. He also thanked the citizens for cooperating with his administration to ensure a safer and better Kogi State.

Bello assured the people of the District that their sacrifices will be rewarded with better security in the area to enable them pursue their goals.

It would be recalled that the Governor had imposed a 24 hour curfew on the District in the wake of soft target assassinations that are believed to be religious-motivated.

Security sources told our reporters that the “Operation Lion Roars” is recording unprecedented feat in apprehending criminals in the area.

The curfew has been extended “indefinitely” to achieve even greater results.