Lagos govt relaxes curfew from Saturday



The State Government on Friday announced the easing of curfew from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24 and Sunday, Oct. 25.

State Governor, Mr Babajide , announced this on Friday at the House, Marina, adding curfew would likely reviewed by Monday, Oct. 26.

decided that we are going to easing the curfew from tomorrow (Saturday) morning. So what that easing means is that people will allowed to go out from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

also commenced the clean-up of the city, because the city needs a lot of clean-up, a lot of blocks, tyres burnt on the roads,´´ said.

He said Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) was already on the roads to clear the city.

According to him, motorists should careful because of the blocks, in case LAWMA had finished clearing the roads.

“Please, if you don’t need to go out, please stay at home, but if you must go out and you are driving, please be careful because there are a lot of barricades.

“We will look at the curfew on Saturday and Sunday, then we will come back to review by Monday. Lagos needs to heal and the healing process has started.

“From now, moving forward is to say that we need to continue to heal ourselves, we need to continue to talk to ourselves.

“We need to advice and implore some of our citizens that are using media to instigate, or to ask people to stand up again, or to incite the citizens, men, I need to say that enough is enough, we need to heal ourselves,´´ he said. (NAN)