Sun News reports that there is tension right now in Karu, a satellite town in Abuja as commercial motorcycle operators took to the streets to protest.
It was gathered that the riot which started at about 11:o’clock in the morning has forced many churches in their area to lock their gates asking their members to remain inside the church so as not to be attacked.
Also people coming into Karu from the city center have been advised to keep off the area for now as there are no alternative rout to access the satellite town
The protesters who gathered in their numbers embarked on a peaceful protest that later went violent, prompting the Commander Army Headquarters Garrison(AHQG), Major-General Dahiru, to deploys the soldiers when the police could no longer handle the situation.
At the time of filing this report there is restriction of movement as people who went to church are still being trapped in their various churches.
Also security personnel have been deployed to most of the churches to ensure the protesters to no burn the churches down.
She also said the police working in conjunction with the military were Donny everything possible to restore normalcy.
The commander AHQG, told Daily Sun in a telephone interview that the soldiers would remain there until peace is restored in the area.