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Ganiyat Ganiyu

The Enugu State Government has announced relaxed the 24-hour curfew imposed on three Urban Local Government Areas of the state to 13-hour.

A statement by the State Commissioner for Information, Nnanyelugo Aroh, on Saturday, said the adjustment was following the negative economic impact of the 24-hour curfew.

Aroh said, “The 24-hour curfew imposed in Enugu East, Enugu North and Enugu South Local Government Areas stands lifted with effect from 7am on Sunday, 25th October, 2020.

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“In its place, a 13-hour curfew (6pm to 7am) daily, is imposed in Enugu East, Enugu North and Enugu South Local Government Areas, with effect from 6pm on Sunday, 25th October 2020 until further notice.

“The Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Police Command and other Security Agencies are hereby directed to ensure full compliance with this order.

”However, persons involved in the delivery of essential services such as Health Care Workers, staff of Water Corporation, Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, Fire service, Enugu State Emergency Management Agency, etc, shall continue to attend to their duties.”

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