#EndSARS: Enugu government has adjusted 24 hours curfew imposed on the state to 13 hours indefintely

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Governor Ugwuanyi had on Wednesday, imposed 24-hour dusk-to-dawn on three LGAs of Enugu East, Enugu North, and Enugu South.

This curfew was imposed on the three LGAs because of the violent #EndSARS protest that involved the demolition and burning down of public and private facilities.

The State Commissioner for Information, Nnanyelugo Aroh, in a statement, on Saturday night, said the adjustment was following the hardship occasioned by the 24-hour curfew.

Aroh stated that “the 24-hour curfew imposed in Enugu East, Enugu North and Enugu South Local Government Areas stands lifted with effect from 7am on Sunday, 25th October, 2020”.

He also added that “in its place, a 13-hour curfew (6pm to 7am) daily, is imposed in Enugu East, Enugu North and Enugu South Local Government Areas, with effect from 6pm on Sunday, 25th October 2020 until further notice”.

“The Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Police Command and other Security Agencies are hereby directed to ensure full compliance with this order” the Information Commissioner pointed out that “persons involved in the delivery of essential services such as Health Care Workers, staff of Water Corporation, Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, Fire service, Enugu State Emergency Management Agency, etc, shall continue to attend to their duties.”