Barely 24 hours after the Lagos State government further relaxed the curfew imposed on the state from 10pm to 6am, the state governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday, totally lifted the curfew imposed in the wake of the hijack of the peaceful #EndSARS protests with immediate effect.
However, the 12 am to 4 am curfew earlier imposed by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 to curb the spread of the pandemic remains in force.
A statement by the state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, quoted Sanwo-Olu as saying:He stated, “The curfew imposed on Lagos State after the hijack of the peaceful #EndSARS protests has been lifted immediately but the 12 a.m. to 4 a.m. curfew imposed by the Federal Government to curb the spread of COVID-19 remains.
“Lagosians are free to go about their business without any hindrance whatsoever. Security agencies will continue to discharge their duties.
“Lagosians are urged to co-operate with them to maintain the status of our state as one of the most peaceful.”
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