#EndSARS: Lagos Declares 24-Hour Curfew | Lagos Post Online

#EndSARS: Lagos Declares 24-Hour Curfew

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has imposed a 24-hours curfew across the state.

This is following the violent trend of hoodlums who hijacked the #EndSARS protests.

Sanwo-Olu says the peaceful protest has slid into a monster that is threatening the social lives of Lagosians. 

The governor lamented that criminal elements are hiding behind the peaceful protest to unleash terror on the state.

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Read the full statement below:

Dear Lagosians,

“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”.

Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Governor, Lagos State

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