Kaduna State Government has extended all over the state the 24-hour curfew earlier imposed in some communities in Chikun and Kaduna South Local Governmens.
This measure is taken to help safeguard communities, protect lives, property and contain criminal elements who are looting public and private assets.
The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan in a statement said the extension of the 24-hour curfew to all the 23 local government areas of the State is effective immediately.
According to the statement, Kaduna State Government keep the situation under review and regrets the inconvenience it may cause to law-abiding citizens.
The State Government appealed to all residents of the State to kindly bear with the government as it takes necessary action to maintain law and order, and to protect the right of citizens to live in peace.