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BREAKING: Fayemi lifts curfew in Ekiti


Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has lifted the curfew imposed on the state in the wake of the distress that followed the #EndSARS protests against police brutality.

The governor likewise lifted all restrictions before imposed on worship centres in the state.

This was contained in an announcement on Saturday named, ‘Ekiti Lifts Curfew On State And Restrictions On Religious Worships’.

The announcement was signed by the State Commissioner for Information and Values Orientation, Akin Omole.

It partly read, “Ekiti State Government has lifted the curfew imposed on the state with effect from 6am on Sunday, November 1, 2020.

“The decision to lift the curfew was taken after an assessment of the security situation and the restoration of relative peace in the State.

“Dr. Kayode Fayemi also approved the lifting of the restrictions placed on religious gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic with effect from the same date, November 1, 2020.

“He, however, emphasised the need for worshippers to continue adhering to the Covid-19 protocol, adding that they must wear face-masks, maintain social distancing and properly wash their hands or sanitise their hands before joining their respective congregations.

“He also stressed the need for residents in the State to be law-abiding, vigilant and promptly report suspicious movement to relevant authorities, assuring that the State Government would leave no stone unturned towards ensuring the safety of lives and property of the people in the State.”


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