Anambra state government has reduced the curfew in place in Awka South local government area.
A statement by the Secretary to Anambra State government, Professor Solo Chukwulobelu said, “the curfew which has been in place in Awka South local government area following the reported increase in Covid-19 cases in the local government area has been reviewed and reduced by His Excellency, Chief Willie Obiano, Governor of Anambra state. The curfew will now run from 10pm to 4am as against 8pm to 6am daily. This is in line with the federal government of Nigeria national curfew order”.
Continuing, Professor Chukwulobelu said, “The police and other security agencies should please take note of the review and restrict movement in Awka South local government and in other local government areas in Anambra state only during the curfew time”.
He also charged residents in the state to continue to obey Covid-19 safety directives including wearing of protective face masks, washing of hands regularly for 20 seconds each time, use of hand sanitizers and maintenance of social distancing.