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BREAKING: Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu Gives Update On Easing Curfew

BREAKING: Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu Gives Update On Easing Curfew

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said the 24-hour curfew imposed on the state to curtail the arson and widespread violence that has ravaged the state might be eased by tomorrow, Friday 23rd of October.

The governor, according to a report by PUNCH said the easing of the curfew was necessary for Lagos residents to restock food supplies and other essential commodities.

“Once we see the streets are cleared up and all the agitation and high nerves have gone down, we might slow down the curfew by tomorrow (Friday) or next tomorrow (Saturday) at the latest,”

he said on Thursday morning.

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Sanwo-Olu had announced the imposition of the curfew on Tuesday afternoon till further notice following the #EndSARS protest which, according to him has degenerated into a monster.

In a report by The PUNCH, the governor had said,

“I have watched with shock how what began as a peaceful #EndSARS protest has degenerated into a monster that is threatening the well-being of our society. Lives and limbs have been lost as criminals and miscreants are now hiding under the umbrella of these protests to unleash mayhem on our State.

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“As a government that is alive to its responsibility and has shown a commitment to the movement #ENDSARS, we will not watch and allow anarchy in our dear state.

“I, therefore, hereby impose a 24-hour curfew on all parts of the State as from 4pm today, 20th October, 2020. Nobody, except essential service providers and first responders must be found on the streets.”

Details later…

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