According to a statement released on Monday and signed by Lagos State Police Command PRO Dolapo Badmus,
POLICE PRESS RELEASE, DATED 19/9/2016.
ILLEGAL DECLARATION OF CURFEW.
The attention of the Lagos State Command has been drawn to the purported declaration of dusk -to- dawn curfew pronounced on Itire community of the state.
This declaration is not to the knowledge and approval of the police, whose statutory duty is to enforce restriction of movements.
The command hereby advise the residents of the community and Lagos State in general to disregard the declaration and go about their lawful activities as it warns all mischief makers to exercise caution, any act of disturbance or threat will be duly resisted and dealt with in accordance with stipulated laws.
Furtherance to this, adequate response team has been activated to combat any break down of law and order as police visibility will be sustained in the community and Lagos in general.