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Police Withdraws New Order On Movement Of Essential Workers

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Nigeria Police Force has withdrawn an order restricting the movement of essential workers during the coronavirus curfew.


In a tweet on Tuesday night, police authorities said essential workers can now go about their essential duties even during the curfew imposed from 8 pm to 6 am.

“All essential workers including Medical Personnel, Fire-fighters, Ambulance Services, Journalists, etc are exempted from the restriction of movement associated with both the partial lockdown and the national curfew across the Federation,” the police tweeted.

This comes after several essential workers, including journalists and health workers, were harassed by police officers for moving during the curfew.

According to security officials enforcing the order, health workers and journalists were not allowed to move after 8 pm.