Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger state has imposed curfew in Lambata, Gurara Local Government Council of the State following violent clash that led to the killing of Village Head of Lambata, Mohammed Abdulsafur.
This is contained in a statement issued to Newsmen in Minna by Secretary to the State Government Ahmed Ibrahim Matane.
The statement explained that in view of the unfortunate incident the State Governor has directed that curfew be imposed in Lambata town from 6:00pm to 6:00am beginning from Sunday 15th January till further notice.
Ahmed Matane said that the imposition of the curfew in Lambata was to assist the security agencies to stabilize the situation in the area, save lives and enhance steady restoration of law and order.
According to him “Government has condemned in strong terms the violence act of lawlessness that have occurred in Lambata Town”.
The State Government called on the residents of the area to cooperate with the security agencies in the urgent task of restoring peace in Lambata, while urging security agencies to ensure the enforcement of the curfew, the statement added.
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