- The curfew earlier imposed on Adamawa state amid the violence trailing the #EndSARS protest has been relaxed
- Governor Fintiri said the curfew has been relaxed from 8am to 6pm, starting from Friday, October 30
- The governor added that a substantial part of the items looted by hoodlums in the state have been recovered
Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa state has relaxed the 24-hour curfew he earlier imposed on the state.
The governor in a broadcast on Thursday, October 29, expressed satisfaction with the level of compliance with his order, Daily Trust reported.
According to him, the curfew has been relaxed from 8am to 6pm with effect from Friday, October 30.
The Nation in its version of the report quoted Humwashi Wonosikou, Governor Fintiri's press secretary saying in a statement:
“Government has relaxed the current curfew regime from 8am to 6pm beginning from Friday 30th October 2020."
He further commended whistleblowers for their assistance in the recovery of looted goods, saying more than 50% of items carted away by hoodlums from private and public storage facilities had been recovered so far.
Meanwhile, after widespread attacking and looting of public and private properties in the country, the Nigeria Police Force has swung into action, making massive arrests.
In Kwara state, the police command on Monday, October 26, paraded no fewer than 144 persons in connection with the violent attack and looting which took place in Ilorin.
Recall that hoodlums under the guise of #EndSARS protest laid siege on Ilorin metropolis on Friday, October 23, by attacking government warehouses, the office of the state Nigeria Customs Service Command, Shoprite mall and others.
In another report, President Muhammadu Buhari has issued a stern warning to the parents and guardians of those who have been continually looting private businesses and government properties under the guise of protest.
The president, in a statement on Sunday, October 25, urged the parents to warn their wards against destruction and stealing of goods they cannot account for.
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