The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai has imposed a 24-hour curfew on all 23 Local Government Areas in the State.
This was contained in a statement issued on Saturday by the state Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan.
He said that the curfew earlier imposed on some communities in Chikun and Kaduna South Local Government Areas had been extended to all parts of the state.
Aruwan said, “This measure is taken to help safeguard our communities, protect lives and property and contain criminal elements who are looting public and private assets.”
“The state government would keep the situation under review and regrets the inconvenience it may cause to law-abiding citizens.