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Sanitation: Lagos granted application to restrict movement

17 April 2015, 15:03

Lagos - A Federal High Court in Lagos has suspended the enforcement of a judgment which stopped the Lagos State Government from imposing movement restriction on citizens during the monthly sanitation exercise in the state, Punch reports.

By implication, anyone found moving between 7am and 10am on the last Saturday of the month,  either on the state or federal roads in Lagos, while the sanitation exercise is being observed, would be liable to arrest.

Also read: Movement restriction during Lagos sanitation nullified

The fresh order, made by Justice Mohammed Idris on Friday, put on hold the enforcement of a March 16, 2015 judgment nullifying the power of Lagos State and its agents to arrest anyone found moving during the sanitation exercise.

According to the judge, the March 16 judgment would not be enforced until the outcome of the appeal filed by Lagos State challenging the judgment.

Read more at Punch

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