Kaduna Govt relaxes curfew in parts of state

The Kaduna State Government has relaxed the curfew in 21 local government areas (LGA’S) out of the 22 LGAs in the state.

In a statement by the state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, on Monday, said Chikun and Kaduna South Local Government Areas will remain on a 24-hour lockdown.

Aruwan said people across the 21 LGAs are free to go about their lawful businesses from 6am to 4pm with effect from Tuesday, Oct. 27.

“Residents of these two local government areas are advised to remain in their homes as efforts to normalise the situation continues.

“Markets, offices and commercial centres, hotels and recreation centres in the two LGAs are to remain closed during the 24-hour curfew.

“Social and mass gatherings are also prohibited in these areas until further notice.

“Essential services, hospitals and medical facilities are expected to open and offer services during this period.”

The government urged persons with useful information on those who engage in looting to call the Kaduna State Security Operations Room on 09034000060 and 08170189999.

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