El-Rufai imposes 24-hour curfew in two Kaduna chiefdoms

Kaduna State government has imposed a 24-hour curfew in Atyap Chiefdom of Zangon Kataf Local Government and Chawai Chiefdom in Kauru local government with immediate effect.

A statement issued by Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs Samuel Aruwan on Thursday afternoon said that “security agencies are containing the tensions arising from a clash last week over a farmland in Zangon-Kataf.”

According to the commissioner, community leaders had tried, without success, to ease the tension which seems to have escalated.

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