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Sanwo-Olu eases curfew in Lagos state

Valentine Chinyem

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Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state has relaxed the curfew imposed on the state because of the #EndSARS protests.

According to Sanwo-Olu, resident are allowed to go out between 8am and 6pm from Saturday.

Speaking on Friday during a press briefing, Sanwo-Olu said, “We have decided that we are going to be easing the curfew from tomorrow (Saturday) morning; and what that easing means is that people will be allowed to go out from 8am to 6pm.

“For emphasis, from 8am tomorrow morning, you will be allowed to go out, to go wherever you wish till 6pm in the evening.”

He urged youths in the state to stop the protest.

“We need to continue to talk to ourselves. Everywhere I went today, people say they want peace, we all want peace, we can not continue to lose our population and our monuments and infrastructure,” he added.

More so, the governor warned people who are still using social media to instigate and incite citizens to desist from doing so.

The governor had on Tuesday announced the imposition of the curfew during the #EndSARS protest.