Ogun imposes 10pm to 6am curfew on Wednesday, Thursday
Written by admin on September 30, 2020
The Ogun State Government has imposed a curfew on the state starting from Wednesday, September 30.
This was announced in a statement by Kunle Somorin, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Dapo Abiodun, today.
The statement noted that the curfew would hold from 10.00 pm to 6.00 am on both days.
It also restricted the movement of commercial motorcycle riders, popularly called Okada, from all major roads in the state from 10.pm on Wednesday to 6.00 am on Friday.
The statement titled, ‘Ogun opts for low-key 60th independence anniversary’, said this became expedient as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to ensure public health, safety, and security.
The statement read in part, “Additional safety measures to ensure that the 60th Independence is celebrated in an atmosphere of peace and security include: “There will be a curfew in Ogun State, effective tonight (Wednesday) from 10:00 pm to tomorrow (Thursday) morning at 06:00 am.
“This curfew will again be effective tomorrow (Thursday) at the same time, 10:00 pm – 06:00 am.
“Restriction of operations of commercial motorcycle riders, popularly called Okada, from all major roads in the state from 10.pm tonight (Wednesday) all through to 6.00 am on Friday.