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BREAKING: End SARS: Edo govt declares curfew

The Edo State Authorities has imposed a 24-hour curfew throughout the state.

A press release by the Secretary to the State Authorities, Osarodion Ogien stated the curfew will take impact from 4:00 pm, October 19, 2020, until additional discover, Channels experiences.

In keeping with him, the curfew was because of the incidents of vandalism and assaults carried out by hoodlums who hijacked the Finish SARS protests.

Recall that some Nigerians on Monday broke the partitions of the headquarters of the Nigeria Correctional Centre (Nigeria prisons in Benin) and freed some prisoners.

Read more: BREAKING: Arrest killers of End SARS protesters – Senate orders Police

Reacting, Ogie stated, “This resolution has develop into needed due to the very disturbing incidents of vandalism and assaults on non-public people and establishments by hoodlums within the guise of the Finish SARS protests.

“Whereas the federal government of Edo State respects the rights of its residents to undertake respectable protests, it can not sit idly when hoodlums have taken legal guidelines into their fingers to trigger mayhem on harmless residents and the state.”

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