Southern Kaduna Crisis: Govt reviews curfew in Jema’a, Kaura LGs

The Kaduna State government has reviewed the curfew hours in Jema’a and Kaura local government areas of the state from 6pm to 6am, with effect from Thursday, 13th August, 2020.

A statement from the Commissioner for Internal Security & Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, explained that the 24-hour curfew in Kauru and Zangon Kataf local government areas would be sustained while close monitoring of the security situation in the two LGAs continues.

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Recall that Zangon Kataf and Kauru local government areas have been in 24-hour curfew for about two months following the unrest that resulted in the alleged killing of a farmer in Zangon Kataf in June 2020.

The statement further explained that following a review, the military and police carrying out internal security operations in Southern Kaduna have recommended that the curfew hours in Jema’a and Kaura local government areas be reduced.

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