Edo reviews curfew, civil servants resume regular work hours


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By Ozioruva Aliu, Benin-City

The Edo State Government has reviewed the curfew imposed in the state to now span from 12 midnight to 5 am, in the wake of the remarkable progress made in containing the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the state.

This is also as civil servants are now to resume work for regular work hours while complying with the state’s COVID-19 protocols.

Deputy Governor of the state, Comrade Philip Shaibu in a press briefing said “With improved COVID-19 indices in the state, the curfew imposed is now reviewed to span from 12 midnight to 5 am daily as against the former 10 pm to 5 am daily.

“All civil servants are now to resume the regular working hours but with strict observance and compliance to all COVID-19 protocols including observing social distancing, compulsory use of facemasks and regular handwashing, amongst others.

He continued: “We would like to thank our dear people for your cooperation and support, as we…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper