Bauchi govt reviews 24hrs curfew imposed on Yelwa to 12hrs


 

Bauchi State Government has reviewed the 24hrs curfew imposed on the Yelwa axis of Bauchi metropolis to 12hrs from 6pm to 6am daily.

Saga Gist recalled, that the curfew was imposed following the civil unrest of Friday, 27th May 2022 that was ignited by miscreants in Kagadama, Tsakani and Lushi in the Bauchi Local Government Area.

The State Government swiftly responded by the deployment of security personnel to the scene, who restored law and order and made some arrests while a full-scale investigation into the immediate and remote causes of the incident commenced.

A 24-hour curfew was also imposed on the area.

But in a press release, the Chief of Staff, Dr Aminu Hassan Gamawa said, “Given the fact that Government is on top of the situation, normalcy has been restored to the affected areas, thus it is deemed necessary that the imposed curfew be reviewed”.

“Consequently, His Excellency, Sen. Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, CON, the Executive Governor of Bauchi State has approved the review of the 24-hour curfew imposed on Yelwa and environs to a 12-hour curfew, 6:00pm to 6:00am”, the release further contained.

The review according to the CoS is to allow law-abiding citizens go about their normal businesses while the government will continue to monitor the situation in order to ensure that peaceful coexistence reigns not only in the affected areas but also in all parts of the state.

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