Kaduna imposes curfewon two LGAs

Kaduna State Government on Monday said it has imposed a 24-hour curfew on Jema’a and Kaura Local Government Areas of the state after the violence that left over 15 people dead in Kagoro on Sunday.

Samuel Aruwan, the state commissioner of internal security and home affairs, said this in a statement.

He said the measure was to allow security agencies to save lives and property and restore law and order in the areas.

“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. This is to assist the security agencies to stabilize the situation in the areas, save lives and property and enable the restoration of law and order.

“A statement from the Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs said that that security agencies have full authorization to enforce the curfew.

“Government 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.”

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