The Inspector General of Sierra Leone Police, Wiliam Fayia Sellu has today, Saturday 13 August 2022 announced that the nationwide curfew imposed to curb Wednesday August 10 violent protests has been lifted with immediate effect.

IG Sellu made this announcement in a public notice issued this evening.

Check out full details of the announcement made by IG William Fayia Sellu below:

“The public will recall that following the violent insurrection on Wednesday August 10, 2022, the Hon. Vice President of the Republic of Sierra Leone declared a nationwide curfew which was revised on Thursday 11th August, 22, to only apply and be enforced in places that were seriously affected by the violent insurrection i.e. Western Area (urban and rural), Makeni, Magburaka, and Kamakwie).

Be informed that the security situation has drastically improved nationwide; and in particular, the places that were seriously affected, owing to the invocation and subsistence of Military Aid to Civil Power (MAC-P).

In view of this, the curfew in the affected places (Western Area, Makeni, Magburaka, and Kamakwie) is hereby revoked, with immediate effect.”