News Investigators/ The governor of Plateau State, Caleb Mutfwang has ordered a 24-hour curfew on Mangu Local Government Area (LGA) of the State following recent attacks.
In a statement issued by the Director of Press and Public Affairs, Gyang Bere, in Jos on Sunday, the governor said the action was necessary to forstal further loss of lives and properties.
There were reported fresh attacks in some communities in Mangu LGA on Saturday night, resulting in loss of nine lives, properties, as well as many persons displaced.
“The State Governor, Barr. Caleb Mutfwang, has imposed a 24-hour curfew on Mangu Local Government Area, following recent attacks that led to loss of lives and properties,” the governor said.
“The Governor, in consultation with the State Security Council, imposed the curfew on the entire Local Government Area to restore law and order.
“Consequently, movements within the Local Government have been banned until further notice except for security personnel and persons on essential duties.
“Security agencies have therefore been directed to ensure total enforcement of the curfew,” the statement read.
The governor further assured the people that the government was working round-the-clock to restore peace and security in the state.