Plateau government through the secreatary to the state government, Hon Rufus Bature has imposed a dusk to down curfew in three local government areas of Plateau state, due to escalation of the Barkiladi violence to some parts of the state.
The two paragraph press release by the Secretary to the Plateau state government, said the order is to curtai further loss of lives and property.
“The Plateau State government has imposed curfew in Riyom, Barkin Ladi and Jos South to avert a breakdown of law and order.”
“Movement is restricted from 6pm to 6am, except those on essential duties.”
The police public relations officer of the Plateau state police command Terna Tyopev confirmed the protest in Bukuru, Jos local government headquarters in a text massage.
Mr. Tyopev said the police command have deployed more police to ensure law and order.
“There is a protest against the killing in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area of Plateau. “We have deployed enough personnel to make sure it not turn violent we are monitoring it.” The Police spokesman noted.