Council Chairman Imposes 24-hour Curfew Over Repeated Killings

Emmanuel Adamu, the Chairman of Sanga Local Government Council of Kaduna State on Wednesday imposed a 24-hour curfew to check the wave of killings and rising tension in the area.

 Soldiers on patrol

Soldiers on patrol

This was made known in a statement issued in Kafachan this afternoon. He said that the curfew was imposed to curb further loss of lives as well as restore normalcy.

According to NAN, the chairman confirmed that more lives were lost before 6p.m. on Tuesday, a development which further increased the tension in the area.

It would be recalled that no fewer than 38 persons were killed on Monday night in Kabamu and Ankpong villages in Sanga LGA in an attack launched by unknown gunmen.  

Adamu, who pleaded with residents to remain calm assured them that the security agencies were on top of the situation.

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