Sokoto state Government has ordered the relaxation of the 24 hour curfew in force in the state metropolis.

In a statement signed by the State Commissioner for Information Isa Bajini Galadanci says the relaxation followed a briefing by the Security Heads to the governor of the state on the return of peace in the state.

The revised curfew will now be from 6PM to 6AM in Sokoto township.

It says the move was to afford people the window to pursue their legitimate businesses and other means of livelihood.

The statement quotes the Governor cautioning people to maintain peace as it will not condone any breach of law and order in the State .

The curfew was imposed following a crisis occasioned alleged blasphemy of prophet Muhammad.



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