Osun State Governor, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the state.
This was contained in a statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Wole Oyebamiji, on Tuesday.
“Events of the last 48 hours have however shown clearly that the protests have been hijacked by criminals and hoodlums.
“As a responsible and responsive government that took the sacred oath to protect the lives and property of our citizens, we will not sit and watch criminals unleash terror on our State.
“Consequently, the Governor of the State of Osun, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola, hereby imposes a 24-hour curfew on all parts of the State, effective from 11.59 pm today, Tuesday, October 20, until further notice.
“By implication, there shall be no movement except those on essential duties who will be permitted to move around. These set of persons must have valid identifications to move around during the period of the curfew.
“All citizens and residents are enjoined to comply with this directive as any person found contravening this order shall be arrested and made to face the wrath of the law.” A part of the statement read.