Ekiti state Governor Ayo Fayose has lifted a dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed on the state in the wake of the declaration of the results of the last presidential election won by Mohammed Buhari of the APC.
He said in an official statement that the curfew was lifted in the spirit of Easter, and to enable Christians mark the end of Lent.
Similarly, the Catholic Bishop of Ekiti diocese, Most Rev Felix Ajakaye, has appealed to the people of the state to eschew violence while celebrating the victory of Buhari at the poll.
Speaking at the St Patrick Cathedral, Ado Ekiti, during Chrism mass on Thursday, the bishop decried wanton destruction of property and taking g of innocent lives during jubilation in the wake of the victory while the winner and loser of the election rested in their homes.
The bishop urged the people to be peaceful and orderly as the governorship and House of Assembly elections, slated for April 11, approaches.
He said "The coming election should be peaceful. I appeal to you to be peaceful and cast your votes according to your conscience."
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