#EndSARS: Enugu Lifts Curfew Imposed On Enugu East, North, South LGAs

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Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State
#EndSARS: Enugu Lifts Curfew Imposed On Enugu East, North, South LGAs - Vantage News Nigeria
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, has lifted the 13-hour curfew imposed on three local government areas of Enugu metropolis due to the restiveness that followed the #EndSARS protest in the state.

The state government had imposed a 13-hour curfew on Enugu East, Enugu North and Enugu South in the wake of the activities of hoodlums that hijacked the #EndSARS protest in the state.

According to a statement by the Commissioner for Information, Nnanyelugo Chidi Aroh, the decision to lift the curfew was “after a considered review of the overall situation in the three local government areas” and in furtherance of the state government’s commitment to “total return of normalcy and sustained economic activity in the overall interest of Ndi Enugu.”

He added that “the 13-hour curfew imposed on the three (3) local governments of the Enugu Capital Territory namely Enugu East, Enugu North and Enugu South Local Government Areas, is hereby lifted with effect from 6am on Monday, November 2, 2020”.

Aroh, also stated that “normal social and economic activities will resume effective from 6am on Monday, November 2, 2020, without prejudice to all existing regulations put in place by the Federal Government as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

He advised the people of the state to go about their lawful social and economic activities, while remaining vigilant and law-abiding as usual.

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