By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
Gombe State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on Nyuwar, Jessu and Yolde communities in Balanga Local Government Area of the state with immediate effect.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Director-General (Press Affairs) Government HOUSE Gombe, Ismaila Uba Misilli.
The Secretary to the state Government, Prof. Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi, who made the announcement, said the decision followed the violence that erupted in the communities.
According to the SSG, the curfew becomes necessary to douse the tension and restore peace and order in the affected areas.
He said security personnel have been deployed to restore normalcy while the curfew will subsist until further notice.