The Edo State government has banned the use of the premises of public schools, roads and other public places for social events, The Nation reports.
The Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, Paul Ohonbamu made the announcement on Wednesday in Benin in a statement issued to newsmen.
He warned anyone who attempted to ignore the ban, to take heed, as he government agencies to ensure the ban is complied with.
“By our ancestry as Edo people, we have always shown the example of public order and decency which others have emulated over the years.
“This administration is determined to make Edo a model of magnificence and beauty once again,“ Ohonbamu said.
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