Plateau Govt Relaxes Curfew In Jos North, Lifts Ban On Tricycles




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Plateau state government has lifted the curfew in Jos North Local Government Area.

Governor Simon Lalong’s spokesman, Dr Makut Macham also revealed that the government has lifted the ban on operations of tricycles, commonly referred as Keke in the state. However no tricycle will be allowed to operate between the hours of 6pm to 6am.

The approval was given after a meeting of the State held at the new in Jos on Tuesday September 7.

The statement reads;

“Beginning from Wednesday, 8th September 2021, the curfew in Jos North will be enforced from 10pm 6am.

“This will tally with the current status of the curfew in Jos South and Bassa Local Government Areas which still remains from 10pm 6am.

“Similarly, Governor Lalong also approved that beginning from Wednesday, 8th September 2021, the ban placed on operations of tricycles will be lifted from 6am 6pm daily. This means that no tricycle will be allowed to operate between the hours of 6pm to 6am.

“Governor Lalong also thanks all stakeholders within and outside the state for their concerns and goodwill towards addressing the recent ugly developments, assuring that his administration will continue pursue the path of peaceful coexistence while dealing with criminals and crises merchants who are bent on tarnishing the enviable image of the state.”

The ban on motorcycles will however remain in place within the Jos/Bukuru metropolis. It was also stated that law enforcement would continue ensure that violators are arrested and punished according to the law.

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