BREAKING: Curfew now runs from 8pm to 6am —Sanwo-Olu
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has made good his promise of further reviewing the existing curfew imposed on the state.
The curfew was imposed on the state earlier in the week to curb the civil unrest following the #EndSARS protests against police brutality. The new timeframe for the curfew from Friday lasting from 6pm to 8am was arrived at after the 24-hour curfew had lasted for a few days.
In the notice regarding the review, Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, the State Government expects that residents could now leave their homes by 6am and return home before 8pm.
The Governor urged Lagosians to properly plan their tips so as to enable them comply with the new directive of the State Government.
In a related development, members of the Executive Council of the Federation representing states in the South-West zone and governors in the zone have paid a courtesy visit to the Lagos State Governor on Sunday.
The governors and the ministers were in Lagos to commiserate with Sanwo-Olu over the large-scale destruction of public and private facilities by hoodlums who had hijacked the #EndSARS protests.
The delegation during the visit expressed their condemnation of the destruction in the state by hoodlums while urging residents shewn all semblance of violence in the state.
The delegation included Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; as well as Governors Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo, Seyi Makinde of Oyo, Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti.
Others are Minister for Sport and Youth Development, Sunday Dare; Minister for Interior, Rauf Aregbesola; Minister of Industry, Trade and Development, Niyi Adebayo; Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola; Minister of State for Health, Olorunimbe Mamora; Minister of State for Niger Delta, Sen. Omotayo Alasoadura; and Minister for Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite.