Fresh violence has erupted at the early morning of Friday in Kasuwan Magani area of Kajuru local government, Kaduna State, leading to the death of one person and one other injured.
Following the attack, the State Government swiftly imposed a 24-hour curfew in the area with immediate effect.
A statement from the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Nasir El-Rufai on Media and Publicity, Samuel Aruwan, said the Deputy Governor, Barnabas Bala, has directed vigorous enforcement of the curfew and has urged the citizens to comply and support peace efforts in the community.
“Following events in Kasuwan Magani, the dusk to dawn curfew that has been in place in Kajuru local government area had been extended to 24-hours in the entire local government area.
“The 24-hour curfew in the entire Kajuru LGA is with immediate effect, and will be enforced until further notice,” the statement read.