Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the Ekiti State governor has on Saturday, October 31, lifted the curfew imposed on the state as well as all restrictions imposed on worship centers across the state.
Fayemi imposed the curfew due to the unrest that trailed the #EndSARS protests against police brutality and bad governance.
In a statement signed by Akin Omole, the State Commissioner for Information and Values Orientation, Ekiti Lifts Curfew On State And Restrictions On Religious Worships.
According to the statement, “Ekiti State Government has lifted the curfew imposed on the state with effect from 6am on Sunday, November 1, 2020.
“The decision to lift the curfew was taken after an assessment of the security situation and the restoration of relative peace in the State.
Omole said “Dr. Kayode Fayemi also approved the lifting of the restrictions placed on religious gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic with effect from the same date, November 1, 2020.
“He, however, emphasised the need for worshippers to continue adhering to the Covid-19 protocol, adding that they must wear face-masks, maintain social distancing and properly wash their hands or sanitise their hands before joining their respective congregations.
“He also stressed the need for residents in the State to be law-abiding, vigilant and promptly report suspicious movement to relevant authorities, assuring that the State Government would leave no stone unturned towards ensuring the safety of lives and property of the people in the State.” he said