Kaduna State Government has declared 24-hour curfew in some communities in Kaduna South and Chikun Local Government areas with immediate effect.
The areas are Barnawa, Kakuri, and Television in Kaduna South Local Government Area, as well as Maraban Rido, Sabon Tasha, Narayi and Ungwan Romi of Chikun Local Government Area.
According to a statement by the Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, on Saturday October 24,2029, security agencies had been directed to arrest and prosecute anyone found violating the curfew and responsible for the breakdown of law and order.
According to Aruwan, “security agencies have further been directed to effect the arrest and prosecution of anyone found looting and destroying properties.
“Kaduna State Government strongly condemns the concerted incitement being done on social media.
“The government appeals to all our communities to reject incitement and resist the attempt to create chaos and anarchy.”