Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State, on Wednesday night, relaxed the 24-hour curfew imposed on the state due to breakdown of law and order.
The Osun State Governor approved the relaxation of the curfew period from 8 pm to 6am from Thursday.
Secretary to the State Government, Prince Wole Oyebamiji, in a statement said: “Following the high level of compliance with the 24-hour curfew declared last Saturday to forestall further breakdown of law and order in the State, the Governor of the State of Osun, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola, has approved the relaxation of the curfew period, effective Thursday.”
“Consequently, the curfew will now run from 8:00 pm to 6:00 am daily. Security operatives will still remain on the streets to enforce the new curfew directive further maintaining law and order.”
“Also, all motorcycle operators will now operate from 6 am to 8 pm daily as earlier announced. This will subsist even after the curfew is completely lifted.”
Governor Oyetola commended the security agencies for restoring peace to the state.