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Ogun state imposes curfew on Sagamu LGA after cult clashes

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The Ogun State government has imposed a curfew on Sagamu, the headquarters of Sagamu Local Government Area of the state, following recent clashes among rival cult groups.

The curfew, which will be in effect from 7pm to 6am, is aimed at taking firm control of the security architecture of the area and protecting the lives of the people and their property.

This is to notify residents of Sagamu and its environs of total restriction of human and vehicular movement as a way of taking firm control of the security architecture of the area and protect the lives of the people and their property.” as stated in the statement released by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Lekan Adeniran

The state government has urged residents of Sagamu to abide strictly by the restriction order and cooperate with security agencies to restore normalcy and bring perpetrators of the cult clashes to book.

The clashes began on Wednesday last week and have claimed the lives of at least 20 people.

The curfew is the latest measure taken by the Ogun State government to address the problem of cult violence. In recent months, the government has also launched several other initiatives, including increased patrols by security agencies and public awareness campaigns.

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