Ogun State imposes dusk to dawn curfew on Sagamu

The Ogun State Government has imposed a curfew on Sagamu to stem deaths from cult rivalry.

The curfew was provoked by recent clashes among rival cult groups that engaged themselves in supremacy battle since Wednesday last week, with no fewer than 20 killed.

The restriction of human and vehicular movement is from 7pm to 6am.

Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Lekan Adeniran in a statement assured the residents of the town of their security and property.

The state government urged residents of Sagamu to abide by the restriction order pending the time the security of the area will improve.

It added that the Police and other security agencies are on top of the situation to restore normalcy.

The statement read: “This is to notify residents of Sagamu and its environs of total restriction of human and vehicular movement as a way of taking firm control of the security architecture of the area and protect the lives of the people and their property.

“We therefore, implore the residents of the area to abide strictly to this restriction order and cooperate with security agencies to restore normalcy and bring perpetrators of these dastardly acts to book immediately”.

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