The Kaduna State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on Sabon Garin Nasarawa-Tirkaniya area in Chikun Local Government Area of the state.
The state Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, in a statement on Monday, April 3, 2023, said the decision was reached following the killing of two persons in the community.
“The Kaduna State Government hereby announces the immediate imposition of 24-hour curfew on Sabon Garin Nassarawa-Tirkaniya area of Chikun LGA. This decision was reached following a breakdown of law and order which led to the killing of two citizens in an incident of urban gang violence,” the statement read.
“Security agencies have been directed to enforce the curfew in the said location, to restore order as investigations proceed. Citizens are therefore urged to strictly observe the curfew in this location, which takes effect immediately. Further updates will be communicated accordingly.”