Bomb blast: Kaduna imposes 24-hr curfew

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KADUNA – Kaduna Government on Wednesday imposed a 24-hour curfew within metropolis following an explosion that occurred places.

This is contained a statement issued by governor’s Deputy Director, Media and Publicity, Alhaji Ahmed Maiyaki, Kaduna.

Gov. Mukhtar Yero described as height ‘cowardice’ by those bent on creating tension in , said the statement.

“Following the unfortunate , a twenty four (24) hours curfew has been imposed on Kaduna metropolis with immediate effect, to enable agencies restore normalcy.

“Enemies peace have visited us with their ungodly venom wanton destruction human lives.


“This , coming in the Holy Month Ramadan, is a clear indication that those behind the act have no iota fear God as they have none for the sanctity of human life,’’ the statement read in part

The governor, therefore, assured residents of the that government and agencies would ensure the of their lives and property.

Yero urged people in the state to be more vigilant with happenings around them, avoid unnecessary crowded areas, and report suspicious objects and movements to agencies.

“The has come for us to eschew all our differences and confront these brazen as people.

“Those behind these have no regards for whatever diversity as their victims cut across all ethnic and religious divides. It is a responsibility on all of us to unite against this common enemy,” he appealed.

The governor commiserated with families of victims of the blasts and directed security agencies to intensify surveillance while they pursue perpetrators of the attacks. (NAN)