- The curfew which was earlier imposed on residents of Lagos state has been reviewed
- This was announced in a statement by Gbenga Omotoso, the commissioner for information and strategy
- The restriction of movement will be from 8 pm and 6 am
The governor Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the review of the curfew time earlier imposed on the state.
Gbenga Omotoso, the commissioner for information and strategy made this known in a statement shared on the official Twitter page of the governor's chief press secretary, Gboyega Akosile @gboyegaakosile.
The restriction time will now run from 8 pm to 6 am. The commissioner called on Lagosians to plan their journey times as go they go about their businesses.
Sanwo-Olu had earlier eased the 24-hour curfew which was enacted as a necessary measure to curb the rising violence in the state when hoodlums hijacked the #EndSARS protests.
The governor made the announcement on Friday evening, October 23, during a press conference in the state.
He said that free movement may be allowed to resume in the state from Friday, October 23.
Legit.ng recalls that Sanwo-Olu had first imposed the curfew on the state in a series of tweets following repeated attacks by thugs which led to the burning and destruction of Apapa-Igamu police station.
Meanwhile, Governor Sanwo-Olu has warned against continuous instigation of violence and tension through social media platforms.
The governor issued this cautionary note on Friday, October 23, saying Lagos state has witnessed enough of the pocket of violence and wanton destruction of private and public facilities during the protest.
Sanwo-Olu warned those instigating people against the government through social media activities and spreading of fake news to desist from it.
In a related development, Sanwo-Olu paid a visit to various scenes of destruction across Lagos state for the assessment of vandalised public assets and private properties during the hijacked EndSARS protest.
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