Covid-19 FG Curfew: Ogun police warns public to abide by the restriction, promises to enforce order

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By: Adetokunbo Fakeye 

 In view of the curfew imposed by the Federal Government from 8 pm to 6 am daily accross the country starting from Monday 4th of May 2020,  the Ogun State Police Command has appealed to members of the public to adhere strictly to movement restriction, saying that the command in collaboration with other sister security agencies will be all out to enforce the order.

Accordingly, the state Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson has directed area commanders, DPOs and tactical squads to be firm in enforcing the curfew in accordance with the rules of engagement. 

The Command in a statement issued by the its PRO, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said, “All human and vehicular movement will not be allowed during this period and anybody found violating the order will be made to feel the full weight of the law.

“Any vehicle or motorcycle that found to be violating the curfew will be impounded and the owner will be prosecuted in accordance with the provisions of the law.   

“The command hereby appeal to members of the public to remain wherever they are once it is 8 pm and continue their movement by 6am the following day or risk been arrested or having their vehicles impounded.          

“The command also want to use this medium to appreciate the good people of the state for their endurance and perseverance since the beginning of this trying period and for not given the security agencies difficulty in the enforcement of the lockdown order. It is expected that the same sense of maturity will be displayed as the curfew begins”.

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