Update: Governor Sanwo-Olu Lifts Curfew in Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has totally lifted the curfew imposed on Lagos State after the hijack of the peaceful #EndSARS protests at Lekki Toll gate which led to looting and destruction of Properties.

Though, the 12 am to 4 am curfew earlier imposed by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 to curb the spread of the pandemic remains.

In a statement on Saturday, the state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso,

The Governor said,

 “The curfew imposed on Lagos State after the hijack of the peaceful #EndSARS protests has been lifted immediately but the 12 a.m. to 4 a.m. curfew imposed by the Federal Government to curb the spread of COVID-19 remains.

“Lagosians are free to go about their business without any hindrance whatsoever. Security agencies will continue to discharge their duties.

“Lagosians are urged to co-operate with them to maintain the status of our state as one of the most peaceful.”

“Security agencies will continue to discharge their duties. Lagosians are urged to co-operate with them to maintain the status of our state as one of the most peaceful.”

Mr. Sanwo-Olu, therefore, urged everyone not to do or encourage any action that could turn back the clock, but to keep living in harmony “as we get set to rebuild our dear state and strengthen the unity that we are known for.”

Governor Sanwo-Olu appreciated the security agencies for their efforts in restoring peace to our troubled communities and commended Lagosians for observing the curfew and ensuring the return of normalcy.

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