Oyetola Places Osun State On Indefinite 24-hour Curfew
In a state-wide broadcast on Saturday, Governor Gboyega Oyetola said the step became necessary to forestall any further breakdown of law and order and protect the lives and property of citizens and residents.
The development follows looting and vandalization of both government and private property by hoodlums in all parts of the state.
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According to him, the curfew will be indefinite to prevent the current state of anarchy from degenerating into a large-scale breakdown of law and order.
While warning that violators of the curfew rules would be prosecuted in line with the extant laws of the state, the governor assured residents of his commitment to ensuring their safety.