- The curfew imposed by the Lagos state government to stop rampaging hoodlums has been lifted
- The government announced on Saturday, October 31 that Governor Sanwo-Olu lifted the curfew following return to normalcy
- Lagosians are urged to return to their normal lives and help security agencies keep the peace in the state
The government of Lagos has lifted the curfew imposed on the state following violence by hoodlums who hijacked a peaceful protest against police brutality.
The state government announced the lifting of the curfew late on Saturday, October 31.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu's aide, Gboyega Akosile, first tweeted the development on Saturday before the state government confirmed it on its official Twitter handle.
The state government, however, noted that the 12am to 4am curfew imposed by the federal government as part of COVID-19 restrictions remained in force.
Lagos residents were urged to return to their normal daily activities but help the security agencies to continue to maintain the peace.
Governor Sanwo-Olu is grateful to the security agencies for restoring peace and he also commended Lagosians for adhering to rules of the curfew and ensuring the return to normalcy.
The statement ended by urging citizens not to encourage whatever might cause breakdown of law and order again in the state.
Sanwo-Olu had imposed an initial 24-hour curfew on the state as suspected hoodlums unleashed mayhem under the guise of EndSARS protest.
The decision was announced on Tuesday, October 20, in a series of tweets by the Lagos state governor following repeated attacks by thugs which led to the burning and destruction of Apapa-Igamu police station.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng also reported earlier that the Lagos state government ordered all civil servants in the state to return to work immediately after spending around 7 months at home.
In a statement released on Sunday, November 1, the government said workers from Grade Level 1 - 12, who had been earlier left out of resumption, should now return to work.
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Source: Legit Nigeria