Lalong Relaxes Curfew in Jos-Bukuru Metropolis

By Time Nigeria

 

The Executive Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong has approved the relaxation of dusk to dawn curfew imposed in the state following the Thursday violent clashes that claimed the life of two persons in the state. The initial curfew that started from 6p.m. to 6a.m. as been relaxed to 10p.m. to 6.am.

 

In a statement signed by the Director of Press and Public Affairs, Mr. Emmanuel Nanle, said that the decision to relax the curfew was due to improved security.

 

“The governor of Plateau, having considered the improvement in security, has approved the relaxation of the curfew to now start 10 p.m. at 6 a.m. with effect from Sunday, Sept. 17 till further notice.”

 

The governor in the statement appreciated the swift response of security personnel to contain the situation.

 

He said that the widespread community consultative meetings held by various community and religious leaders after the unfortunate incident have further united the people.

 

“The people have renewed commitments and resolved to be law abiding and peaceful. The statement concludes.

 

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