Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu Declares 24-Hours Curfew

Executive Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has imposed a 24-hours curfew across the state over the rising cases of violence being recorded in the state due to the #EndSARS protest.

The imposed curfew is to take effect from 4:00pm today, Tuesday, October 20.

This was announce by the Governor via a series of tweets on Tuesday.

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The tweets reads;

“Dear Lagosians, 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.

“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.”

Refer to tweets here

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