Thursday, October 29, 2020

Governor Oyetola relaxes curfew in Osun state

Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has announced the relaxation of the 24-hour curfew imposed on the state to curtail the looting of government and private property by hoodlums under disguise of #EndSARS protest.

The relaxation was announced in a statement issued by Mr Wole Oyebamiji, the Secretary to State Government, saying the curfew will now run from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. effective from Thursday.

Oyebamiji said Gov. Oyetola relaxed the curfew following the high level of compliance with the 24-hour curfew to forestall further breakdown of law and order in the State.

The had governor announced fresh curfew on October 24 to prevent anarchy and the looting of government and private property by hoodlums.

The SSG however said security operatives would still remain on the streets to enforce the new curfew directive with a view to further maintaining law and order.


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