Police ban carnivals as curfew begins in lagos city

Written by MJ

December 22, 2020

The Lagos State Police Command has banned Christmas carnivals and street parties and night clubs, as part of efforts to contain the second wave of COVID-19.

It also announced the return of the 12a.m. to 4a.m. curfew regime across the state effective yesterday, warning that anyone who flouts any of the orders would be dealt with.

Commissioner of Police (CP) Hakeem Odumosu gave the warnings while parading about 500 suspects arrested for not wearing face masks.

According to the police boss, anyone found whether in the church or mosque, market place, inside vehicle or dancing without a face mask would be apprehended and prosecuted.

He also warned those who usually held handkerchiefs to use as facemasks that it would not be allowed, urging people to ensure they put on their masks to avoid being arrested.

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