Plateau imposes curfew in Riyom, Bakin Ladi


The Plateau Government has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in Riyom and Barkin Ladi Local Government Areas following a resurgence of violence.
A statement signed by Rufus Bature, the Secretary to the State Government on Thursday, said that “The curfew starts 6 p.m. and ends at 6 a.m.”
It stated that enough security personnel would be deployed to protect life and property, and cautioned against actions that could worsen the security situation in the area.
The warring Berom and Fulani communities, who only recently resolved to end hostilities, took up arms against each other early this week.
The Special Task Force in charge of security in Plateau has confirmed that many have been killed in the past few days but said that its personnel had been deployed to affected areas to restore law and order.
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