Nigeria: Curfew In Plateau After Death of Family of Nine
London, September 28, 2018 (AltAfrica)-The government of Plateau State in Nigeria, has imposed a dusk-to- dawn curfew on Jos North and Jos South Local Government Areas of the State after the killing of a family of nine by some unknown gunmen.
This was disclosed in statement issued on Friday by Richard Tokma, Secretary to the Government of the State.
According to the SSG in the statement, the curfew was sequel to the security breach in some parts of Jos North.
The statement reads inter alia, “sequel to (the)security (breach) in some parts of Jos North, the Governor of Plateau State, Rt. Hon.Simon Bako Lalong, has approved the imposition of a dusk-to-dawn curfew (from 6p.m – 6a.m) in Jos North and Jos South Local Government Areas with immediate effect.
“While ensuring the safety of lives and property of the populace, citizens are advised to exercise restraint and to remain calm and report any suspicious movement to the law enforcement agents”.
A report has it that on Thursday night, some yet to be identified gunmen allegedly invaded Rukuba road community of Jos North local government area and killed a family of nine.
The state police command spokesman, DSP Terna Tyopev confirmed the incident.