The Edo State Authorities has imposed a 24-hour curfew throughout the state till additional discover.
The curfew is to take impact from 4pm, October 19, 2020.
This was contained in a press assertion signed by the Secretary to the State Authorities, Osarodion Ogie, on Monday.
The assertion learn partially, “This determination has grow to be needed due to the very disturbing incidents of vandalism and assaults on personal people and establishments by hoodlums within the guise of #ENDSARS protesters.
“Whereas the federal government of Edo State respects the rights of its residents to undertake authentic protests, it can’t sit idly when hoodlums have taken legal guidelines into their palms to trigger mayhem on harmless residents and the state.
“By the directive, faculties and companies are to close down actions accordingly. Those that can’t transfer safely are to remain put between now and 4pm until calmness is restored.
“Dad and mom are suggested to rein of their youngsters, youths and wards, to forestall additional breakdown of legislation and order.
“The duty of presidency is to guard lives and property and preserve legislation and order, due to this fact, anybody discovered exterior in violation of the curfew could be handled based on the legislation.”