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Nigerian Plateau State Imposes Curfew on Seven LGAs

By Longtong Ibrahim

Jos (Nigeria) – Plateau State Government has declared a curfew between 10pm and 5am in seven Local Government Areas of the state following attacks and violence in those areas.

The curfew which restricts movement across farms and communities affected Barkin Ladi, Riyom, Jos East, Mangu, Wase, Langtang North and South local government areas.

This was contained in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Communication, Plateau State C. C Bello.

The statement directs the State Emergency Management Agency to provide relief materials to Internally displaced persons in the affected areas; adding that security agencies have been deployed to ensure compliance and forestall reprisal attacks.

It also calls on residents of the state to be security conscious and report any suspicious movement around them, urging them to go about their normal activities.

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