The Kaduna State government has announced the imposition of a 24-hour curfew on troubled Kajuru Local Government Area of the state, Channels Television has reported.
The curfew is not unconnected with recent insecurity in the area.
Also a rumoured fresh crisis said to be brewing in Kasuwan Magani community, one of the crisis-prone areas in the council has prompted the state government to impose the curfew to prevent further crisis.
A short statement issued by the spokesman for the Kaduna State government, Samuel Aruwan quotes the state Deputy Governor, Bala Bantex as directing vigorous enforcement of the curfew and also urging citizens to comply and support peace efforts in the community.
Kajuru Local Government area has been in the news in the last two years for the wrong reasons, especially due to incessant conflicts that have claimed several lives and property worth millions of Naira.