Kaduna state government has declared 24-hour curfew in Jema’a and Kaura Local government areas of the state with immediate effect.
A statement by the State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs Mr Samuel Aruwan says the imposition of the curfew was to assist the security agencies to stabilize the situation in the areas, save lives and property and enable the restoration of law and order.
“Following advice from security agencies, the Kaduna State Government has declared a 24-hour curfew in Jema’a and Kaura local government areas with immediate effect”
The statement says security agencies have full authorization to enforce the curfew.
It appeals to all residents of Jema’a and Kaura local government areas to cooperate with the security agencies in the urgent task of restoring peace and upholding law and order.
Government condemned the violence and all acts of lawlessness that have occurred in the area.