Curfew: Banks, businesses closed, soldiers take over roads in Osogbo

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Residents of have deserted major streets different towns as banks and businesses, remained closed on , compliance to curfew imposed by state on Saturday.


News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent reports that joint personnel were enforcing curfew imposed on state as roads were deserted, vehicular and human movements were also affected and restricted by curfew.


were seen enforcing the curfew order at the popular Olaiya junction Osogbo and its adjoining roads checkpoints.

Commercial activities were totally grounded too as no shop or business centre opens for business.

Some pedestals were seen trekking through inter-streets to avoid military checkpoints.

Some defiant commercial motorcyclists were also seen operating but avoiding the routes and checkpoints controlled by the .

NAN recalls that the state issued a new 24 hours/indefinite curfew on Saturday afternoon, following the continuous looting and vandalism by under the pretext of protest. (NAN)

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