Delta State Government has relaxed curfew from 8 pm to 6 am.
News Rain Nigeria reports that Delta State Government has on Saturday announced a further relaxation of the earlier declared curfew from 8 pm – 6 am.
Recall that the State government had earlier announced the imposition of a statewide curfew to curtail the damages that ensued during the aftermath of the ENDSARS protests.
The State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa had imposed a 48-hour curfew on the state on Thursday, October 22 following wanton destruction of public buildings in parts of the state during the #ENDSARS protests.
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Delta State Government, through a statement signed by the State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu noted that curfew will now be from 8 pm till 6 am.
Aniagwu, through the statement, expressed appreciation to Deltans for observing the curfew, which is expected to restore normalcy in the state.
Aniagwu stated that as a government we are not unmindful of the stress our people are going through on account of the curfew, but it was inevitable in order to protect the life and property of Deltans.
“I must thank Deltans for protecting the interest of our common patrimony by ensuring that no further destruction of public buildings was witnessed in the state”.
Aniagwu maintained that as part of our avowed commitment to building a stronger Delta with our youths, let me also express the determination of the State Government to give effect to the decisions reached in the Town Hall meetings with youths in the state.