Kaduna State Government has declared 24-hour curfew in some communities in Kaduna South and Chikun Local Government areas, effective immediately.
This is contained in a statement signed by Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan.
According to the statement, the areas are Barnawa, Kakuri, and Television in Kaduna South Local Government Area and Maraban Rido, Sabon Tasha, Narayi and Ungwan Romi of Chikun Local Government Area.
It states that Security agencies have been directed to arrest and prosecute anyone found violating the curfew and those responsible for breakdown of law and order.
Similarly, Security agencies have further been directed to effect the arrest and prosecution of anyone found looting and destroying properties.
It maintains that KDSG strongly condemns the concerted incitement being done on social media.
The statement adds that government has appealed to all communities to reject incitement and resist attempt to create chaos and anarchy.