Lagos State Government has announced a further relaxation of the curfew imposed on the state.
The State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, had declared a 24-hour curfew on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, after the #EndSARS protests in the state degenerated into violence.
On Friday, October 23, 2020, he relaxed the curfew to run from 6pm to 8am.
In a statement issued by the state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, on Friday, the curfew was further relaxed to run from 10pm to 6am.
“The Lagos State Government has announced a further relaxation of the curfew imposed after the breakdown of law and order, following the hijack of the peaceful #EndSARS protests,” he said.
“The curfew will now be from 10pm till 6am.
“Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu praises Lagosians for observing the curfew, which is expected to restore normalcy in our communities.
“He urges all Lagosians to go about their businesses in peace, even as they shun ‘actions that can threaten our unity’.
“The Governor advises purveyors of fake news to stop causing disaffection among Lagosians, who are well known for being peace-loving and friendly.”