Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has relaxed the 24-hour curfew he imposed on the state on Tuesday, October 20. The governor imposed the curfew in the wake of the crisis that erupted in the state after the gunfire incident at the Lekki tollgate.
Speaking at a press briefing after a tour of the troubled spots across the state, the governor said from Saturday, October 24, people will be allowed to go out from 8 am to 6 pm.
He said the security situation will be reviewed on Monday, October 26. The governor said the level of destruction recorded in the last few days is unprecedented in the history of the state.
Watch the governor make the announcement:
FLASH: Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the easing of the the curfew from tomorrow Saturday 24th October 2020 … meaning that you can move from 8am to 6pm. #HealingLagos #ForAGreaterLagos @gbenga_omo @gboyegaakosile @drobafemihamzat pic.twitter.com/T2FQ8dezLySee Also
— The Greater Lagos Project (@GreaterLagosNG) October 23, 2020