By Mosunmola Ayobami, Kwara
The Kwara state governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has relaxed the curfew declared within the Ilorin metropolis on Friday due to looting spree which led to unrest in the state capital.
The governor made the review after having a security meeting with heads of security agencies in the state on Sunday.
“Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq this evening held a security council meeting with heads of the security agencies in the state.
“A review of the situation in the ilorin metropolis suggested a relative calm. The meeting observed that the objective of the curfew has largely been achieved as the misguided elements who looted and vandalised public and private properties have been pushed back and normalcy restored”.
According to him, “consequently, the security council resolved to relax the curfew from 24 hours to between 6p.m. and 8 a.m. daily until further notice.
“This means members of the public can move around between 8 a.m. and 6p.m. daily within the metropolis” he said.
He said the government would continue to review the situation and take decisions that are in the best interest of the state.