Tambuwal relaxes 24-hour curfew in Sokoto
The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has announced the relaxation of the earlier 24-hour curfew imposed on Saturday in the state after the violence that trailed the protest of the arrests of individuals involved in the killing of Deborah who was allegedly killed for blasphemy.
According to a statement signed by the state Commissioner for Information, Isah Galadanci, and made available to newsmen in the state on Monday morning, the government review the curfew from 24 hours to now dusk to dawn.
He stated that the decision was taken in other to enable residents of the state embark on their legitimate business in the line with the provisions of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
“Sequel to the briefing by the Security Heads in the State, the State Governor, Rt Hon Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, CFR Mutawallen Sokoto, has ordered the relaxation of the 24-hour curfew in force in Sokoto metropolis.
“The revised curfew will now be from dusk to dawn in Sokoto Township. This is to afford people the opportunity to pursue their legitimate businesses and other means of livelihood.
“The Government, however, advises people to maintain peace in this regard, as it will not condone any breach of law and order in the State.”
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