Curfew in Lagos, Enugu, Delta and Akwa Ibom states

Governor SanwoOlu of Lagos state on October 23rd said the curfew imposed on Lagos was partially lifted. The Governor said the curfew was relaxed from 8am in the morning till 6pm in the evening. According him, the restriction was lifted in Lagos to ensure the business hub of the country does not suffer further economic loss.

The Lagos state government had on Tuesday, 20th October imposed a curfew throughout the state; the result led to what was described as the BlackTuesday when members of the EndSARS protesters were fired at Lekki toll plaza leading to the death and injuries of many.

It is worthy of note that there is no curfew in Nigeria as at the time of writing this report. The curfews were only imposed in some states by Governors to stop hoodlums from taking over the EndSARS protest across the country.

The Enugu state government effective 7pm Wednesday, 21st of October, announced on its verified Social Media handle, its imposition of curfew on three Local Government Areas of the state. The affected areas were Enugu East, Enugu North and Enugu South Local government. 

Amidst the curfew, hoodlums took advantage to loot and burn some property belonging to the state government and corporate organization. First Bank, Emene was raided and the Immigration office was practically burnt down.

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwanyi of Enugu is yet to issue any report as to whether or not the curfew will be relaxed this weekend.

Three days ago, the government of Delta State having witnessed how miscreants seize the opportunity given to the protesters to cause havoc pronounced closure of schools and a 48 hours curfew. With no further announcement, the curfew has been partially lifted and normalcy is returning to the oil-rich town.

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has sued for peace from citizens of the state and has inaugurated a Judicial Commission of enquiry to address concerns raised by the protesters.

Similarly, the curfew in Akwa Ibom has been lifted with the Governor of the State, Udom Emmanuel calling on citizens to allow government perform its functions as instructed by the President over the demands made by the protesters.

Parts of Kaduna, Jos, and Kwara may likely be shut down today of the looting spree and burning of houses of angry youths persist. 

For you out there, stay safe!!!

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