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Plateau Security Challenge: Gov. Lalong Reviews Curfew In Jos, Bassa

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Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has relaxed curfews imposed on parts of the state, including Jos South and Bassa, due to heightened insecurity and tension in the few days.

In a statewide broadcast on Monday, Governor Lalong said that the 24-hour curfew in Jos North is now to be enforced from 6pm to 6am until further notice.

“The curfew in Jos South and Bassa is to also be further relaxed,” Lalong said.

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“As from Monday 30th August 2021, the curfew shall be enforced between 10pm to 6am until further notice.”

The Governor noted that the ban on tricycles (Keke Napep) and hawkers remains in place within Jos/Bukuru metropolis.

Also, he announced that the Plateau Economic and Investment Summit earlier scheduled for September 1 and 2 has been postponed.

“A new date will be announced and communicated to all our invitees,” the Governor said. “We apologise for any inconveniences this postponement might cause.”

Comrade James Ezema is a veteran journalist and media consultant. He is a political strategist. He can be reached on +2348035823617 via call or WhatsApp.

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