The Kaduna state government has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew in the volatile Kajuru district of the state following as escalation of killings in the area on an almost daily basis.
A statement by the spokesman to Nasir El Rufai, Samuel Aruwan said the decision was informed by the latest “security assessment”.
Not less that 100 persons have been allegedly killed in Kajuru by unknown by gunmen in the last three days. The statement by Samuel Aruwan reads: “Security assessments have necessitated the imposition of a dusk to dawn curfew in all parts of Kajuru Local Government Area, effective from today, Wednesday, 13th March 2019.
The dusk to dawn curfew is also extended to Kujama and Maraban Rido, which are in Chikun local government. ” the curfew in the affected areas will be in effect from 6pm to 6am daily, until further notice.
Security agencies have been directed to ensure strict enforcement of the curfew. The Kaduna State Government appeals to all residents and communities in the affected areas to bear the inconvenience of the curfew and cooperate with the security agencies” he said