Lagos State governor, Babjide Sanwo-Olu has declared a 24-hour curfew amid the #ENDSARS protest.
The curfew disclosed by the governor via his official Twitter account is slated to be effective by 4pm today.
“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 umbrellaof 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.”