Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has eased the 48-hour curfew he placed on the city following the chaos which stretched its ugly head on Thursday, October 22, after receiving a brief from the three Service Commanders on the security situation across the state.
In a series of tweets on he shared on his Twitter page, Saturday, October 24, the governor said from Sunday, October 25, people are free to move around and go about their activities from 8 am to 6 pm peace is finally restored.
He also urged all residents to remain calm, vigilant, and law-abiding at all times.
“I just received a comprehensive briefing on the security situation across Delta State from the three Service Commanders.
“Having analyzed the situation critically, I wish to thank all Deltans, particularly our youth, for complying with the curfew that was imposed two days ago.”
“The current 48-hour curfew will expire by 6pm today Saturday, October 24th, 2020.”
“However, from this evening, the curfew will be in effect from 6pm to 8am till further notice. From Sunday, October 25, people are free to move around and go about their activities during the day.”
“I urge all the citizens and residents of our great state, Delta, to please remain calm, vigilant and law abiding at all times. Thank you all for your cooperation.”