Caleb Mutfwang, Plateau State Governor has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the Mangu Local Government Area of the state.
It was learnt that the 24-hour curfew was followed by recent attacks by gunmen in the council area which led to the loss of lives and properties.
However, the Governor stated this on Sunday in a statement signed by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Gyang Bere.
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The statement read, “The Governor, in consultation with the State Security Council, imposed the curfew on the entire Local Government Area to restore law and order.
“Consequently, movements within the Local Government have been banned until further notice except for security personnel and persons on essential duties.
“Security agencies have therefore been directed to ensure total enforcement of the curfew.”
report has it that the latest curfew imposed in Mangu LGA on Sunday was the second in less than one month.
However, The above statement, assured the people that the government is working round-the-clock to restore peace and security in the state.
Plateau State has been one of the volatile states in Nigeria in recent times.