BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu Declares 24-hour Curfew In Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared a 24-hour curfew in the State.

He said the move became necessary following the degeneration of the #EndSARS protests to pockets of violence across the state.

Read the statement below:

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

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