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Protests: Plateau Relaxes Curfew

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Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State.

By; BUHÀRI B. BELLO, Jos

Plateau State Security Council, Governor of Plateau State ,  Simon Bako Lalong has approved the relaxation of the curfew imposed on Jos South and Jos North Local Government Areas with effect from Wednesday 28th October 2020.


 A statement by Director of Press and Public Affairs, Makut Simon Macham said, “the curfew is hereby relaxed to commence from 6am to 12 midnight beginning from Wednesday 28th October untill further notice.

“No movement will be allowed between the hours if 12 midnight to 6am,” it said.

 
 The people of the state are advised to go about their lawful businesses without any fear as security agencies have been directed to ensure effective patrols and surveillance to protect lives and property.

They have equally been directed to identify and apprehend any individual or group of persons that engage in any acts of criminality including looting, arson, vandalism and threat to lives and property in the state. 


The Governor after going round areas affected by the recent wanton acts of vandalism, arson and destruction in company of the Plateau State National Assembly Caucus, expressed deep sadness over the level of destruction of both public and private properties and the magnitude of loss recorded.


While appealing to the youth to desist from such disgraceful acts, he warned that those caught engaging in such activities will be made to face the full wrath of the law.

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