Tarabah government announces 32-hour curfew in Jalingo
After some negative developments in the state and across the country, the government decided to impose a curfew in Jalingo, the state capital, to prevent further violations of law and order.
Lieutenant Governor, Engr. Haruna Manu October 24, 2020.
The government said the curfew will be in effect from 11:00 p.m. Saturday 24 October 2020 to 8:00 a.m. Monday 26 October 2020 as the government is investigating the situation later.
Part of his speech goes like this:
“Today, around 5:00 pm, Saturday, October 24, 2020, vandals broke into government warehouses and looted essential goods destined for palliative distribution in the state.
“Likewise, troublemakers continue to siege the streets of the state capital, which has informed the government of the decision to impose a curfew to prevent the situation from escalating into chaos.
“As a responsible government, this step has become necessary to protect the lives and property of our loved ones.
“The security forces were called upon to be more vigilant and not allow troublemakers to seize the opportunity for further destruction.
“They must do it within the framework of the law and protecting the human rights of our people.
“Let me make a special appeal to our populous youth to uphold the law so that their agreement can help the government tame the thugs who perpetuate this public violation.
He calls on all law-abiding citizens to remain calm and not to panic, as their safety is guaranteed.
Source: – Brandspurng