JUST IN; Lagos state relaxes statewide Curfew.


By Mukwuzi Joseph

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has announced the easing of the curfew imposed on the state beginning from Saturday.

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 8am to 6pm.

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.

“We have decided that we are going to be easing the curfew from tomorrow morning; and what that easing means is that people will be allowed to go out from 8am to 6pm.

“For emphasis, from 8am tomorrow morning, you will be allowed to go out, to go wherever you wish till 6pm in the evening,” he said

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