Angry youth set ablaze police station, attack, free prisoners in Delta

Angry youth on Thursday set ablaze a police station, attacked and freed prisoners at Asaba, the Delta state capital.

The angry youth WAR learned who were over 100 in number stormed the police station at Akwuofo, Asaba, at about 1:00pm and set the whole building on fire before proceeding to  the prison where they set prisoners free.

The attacks forced banks and businesses to close in the area.

WAR learned a protest was currently ongoing at Oleh in Isoko South Local Government Area of the state by young persons, who have barricaded all major roads leading in and out of the community.

Recall that the office of the Federal Road Safety Corps along the Benin-Asaba-Onitsha Expressway and the beautification garden at Koka Junction, Asaba, were on Wednesday night set ablaze by thugs.

Mr. Ifeanyi Okowa, the governor had on Thursday morning announced a 48-hour curfew across the state.

The governor also ordered the closure of all public and private schools in the state until November 2, 2020.

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