OSUN STATE GOVERNMENT DEBUNKS CURFEW, WARNS AGAINST RECKLESS MOVEMENT
The Osun State Government has debunked the news of curfew of any nature in any part of the state.
The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Wole Oyebamiji, who made the disclosure assured citizens that normalcy has been restored in the communities that witnessed the minimal disturbance.
While encouraging citizens to freely go about their legitimate activities without fear of harassment, he, however, urged citizens to desist from reckless movements, especially at odd hours of the day.
According to him “Osun State government wishes to inform the public that there is no curfew of any nature in any part of the state. The governor, who is the Chief Security Officer of the state, has not declared any curfew. What obtains, however, is that some communities that recently experienced a disruption of peace were placed under strict security surveillance after order had been restored there. This does not translate to curfew.
“The government is assuring citizens that the state remains safe regardless of the activities of a few criminal elements. This government has never and will not fold its arms while a few criminal elements decide to violate the rights of other citizens.
“Anyone, who has found delight in making trouble has the option of relocating elsewhere if they cannot do without fomenting trouble.
“Citizens are advised to cooperate with the government and security agencies by raising the alarm about suspicious movements within and around their communities. They are also advised, while going about their legal activities, to avoid night crawling and moving about at odd hours.
“More so, it is mindful of the sensitivity of the season the state is approaching and is taking necessary strategic actions to guarantee that the enviable peace profile of the state is sustained,” the statement read.
The SSG assured residents that the Gboyega Oyetola-led government of Osun remains committed to the security of life and property from actual and potential threats.