Osun Governor lifts curfew

The Governor of the State of Osun, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola, has lifted the curfew that followed the disruption of peace in the State.

In a statement by the Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs Funke Egbemode, the governor says citizens can now go about their businesses beyond 8:00pm without any hindrance or restrictions with effect from Wednesday November 11.

The statement notes the high level of compliance to all directives aimed at restoring tranquility in the State, necessitating the suspension of the restrictions.

The government appreciates the citizens for their patience and understanding as well as security agencies for their efforts in maintaining law and order in the State.

The government urges every citizen to be wary of actions that can upset the peace and harmony that the State is reputed for, and not hesitate to provide useful information to security agencies in case of suspicion of violence in any of our communities. 

It will be recalled that the government had earlier relaxed the 24-hour indefinite curfew to run from 8:00pm till 6:00am daily, following observation of citizens’ compliance and cooperation with the government’s efforts to restore peace and normalcy to the State.

Adenitan Akinola


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