Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has directed the imposition of a 24-hour curfew in Jos North native authorities space to comprise additional safety threats.
This comes a couple of hours after asserting a dusk-to-dawn curfew in three native authorities areas of the state: Jos North, Jos South and Bassa.
This was made identified by the Governor’s Director of Press and Public Affairs,Macham Makut in an announcement on Sunday.
The assertion quoted the governor as saying “from 2pm of today, Sunday 15th August 2021, a 24-hour curfew will come into effect in Jos North Local Government Area. This is necessitated by security reports which indicate rising threats to the safety of lives and properties within the Local Government”.
The governor urged residents to abide by the curfew and stay indoors to permit safety businesses preserve regulation and order and cope with these bent on inflicting chaos.
The governor mentioned the 24-hour curfew in Jos North Local Government Area will stay in power till additional discover.
“Again, citizens are to note that the 24-hour curfew in Jos North will take effect from 2 pm today 15th August 2021,” he mentioned.