Mutfwang reviews curfew as normalcy returns to Mangu-Plateau killings


The Governor of Plateau State, Caleb Mutfwang has announced a review of the curfew imposed on Mangu Local Government Area of the state following recent attacks by gunmen.


The curfew which was for 24 hours will now be observed daily between 8:00 a.m. and 4 p.m until further notice.


The review of the curfew followed the improvement of the security situation in the area as normalcy is gradually being restored to the LGA.


The Governor’s spokesperson, Gyang Bere made this known in a statement on Friday.


According to Bere, the governor noted that the improvement of the security situation followed strategic discussions with stakeholders in the LGA, including religious and community leaders.


The statement partly reads: “Following remarkable improvement in the security situation and after due consultation with the State Security Council, the curfew has been relaxed.


“I hereby urge residents of Mangu to strictly observe the curfew and refrain from taking the law into their hands. We encourage the security personnel to enforce the curfew to avoid a breakdown of law and order.


“I want to strongly caution against complacency; I urge residents of Mangu to actively contribute to the security efforts by providing credible intelligence to the relevant security agencies.


“The state government remains resolute in preventing any act capable of disrupting public tranquillity; we are working round the clock to restore permanent peace in all parts of the state.”

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