24-hour curfew declared by Kaduna State Gov’t

A full-day curfew has been imposed on the Sabon Garin Nasarawa-Tirkaniya area in Chikun L.G.A., Kaduna, by the state government.

The State Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, announced the decision in a statement issued on Monday, April 3.

Aruwan said that the decision was made after the murder of two persons in the community.

The statement reads: “The Kaduna State Government hereby announces the immediate imposition of 24-hour curfew on Sabon Garin Nassarawa-Tirkaniya area of Chikun LGA. This decision was reached following a breakdown of law and order which led to the killing of two citizens in an incident of urban gang violence.

“Security agencies have been directed to enforce the curfew in the said location, to restore order as investigations proceed. Citizens are therefore urged to strictly observe the curfew in this location, which takes effect immediately. Further updates will be communicated accordingly.”