Violence: El-Rufai imposes 24 hours curfew on Kaduna

Clement Daniel
Clement Daniel
Three killed, many injured in attack on Kaduna communities

Following the increasing tension in some parts of Kaduna State, the government has imposed a 24 hours curfew on Kaduna city and its environs.

The curfew was announced on Sunday in a statement by the spokesman of Governor Nasir El-Rufai, Samuel Aruwan.

The curfew was said to have been imposed in the interest of the state.

The statement reads in part:  “This is a notice of a 24-hour curfew imposed on Kaduna town and environs, with immediate effect. Residents are advised to comply by this directive.”

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It would be recalled that there was a religious violence on Thursday in Kasuwan Magani community in Kajuru local government area of the state.

No fewer than 55 persons were said to have died as a result of the violence.

On Sunday, reports of clashes in some parts of the state  were rife, leaving many to be uncertain of the security situation.

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