Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has imposed a 24-hour curfew in Ikare Town, Ondo State.
This is the second time a curfew would be imposed on the town this year.
A statement by Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo, revealed that the curfew was imposed based on security reports and credible intelligence from their situation in Ikare.
The statement said some deaths have been recorded as a result of sporadic gunshots that pervaded the town in the last 12 hours.
Ojo who described the situation as unacceptable said security agencies have been directed to ensure full compliance and enforcement of the curfew imposed.
According to the statement, “All traditional rulers, opinion and religious leaders are enjoined to give maximum support to this order,"
He said the curfew imposed on Igbara-Oke, Ifedore local government has since been lifted.