The Edo State Government has extended the curfew in the state for another 14 days as it ramps up measures to contain the spread of coronavirus disease in the state.
This was contained in a statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq. on Tuesday.
He said the curfew between 8:00 pm and 6:00 am daily was extended to limit movement within the state at night.
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The statement read, “The Edo State Government has extended the curfew in the state for another fourteen days, starting from May 13, 2020. The time for the curfew remains 8pm to 6am, daily. This is in furtherance of efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state.
“Government reiterates that only those on essential duty are allowed movement within this this period.”
He thereby tasked Edo residents to continue to adhere to regulations against the spread of the virus.