Enugu Govt. adjusts 24-hour curfew to 13 hours from Oct. 25



 The State Government has announced an adjustment on the 24-hour curfew imposed in East, North and Enugu South Local Government of the state.
A statement State Commissioner for Information, Mr Chidi Aroh, in on Saturday said the adjustment followed the hardship occasioned 24-hour curfew imposed in metropolis in the face of the #ENDSARS protests.
“The 24-hour curfew imposed in East, North and South Local Government stands lifted with effect from 7am on Sunday, 25th October, 2020.
“In place, a 13-hour curfew from 6pm to 7am daily, is imposed in Enugu East, Enugu North and Enugu South Local Government , with effect from 6pm on Sunday, 25th October, 2020 until further notice”.
Aroh said that the Commissioner of Police in the state and other Security Agencies had been directed to ensure full compliance.
The Commissioner however, said that persons involved in delivery of essential services such as Healthcare Workers, staff of Water Corporation, Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, Fire service, Enugu State Emergency Management Agency and were exempted from the curfew. 

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that hoodlums hijacked the #EndSARS peaceful protests and destroyed some public and private property in the state.
NAN reports that some Federal and state government property and banks were destroyed by irate youths in the state between Wednesday and Saturday. (NAN)