Governor Nasir El-Rufai

The Governor Nasir El-Rufai-led Kaduna State Government has relaxed the 24-hour curfew on Kachia.

Concise News had reported that the State Government on Friday reinstated another 24-hour curfew on Kaduna metropolis and environs, Kasuwan Magani, Kajuru, Kateri and Kachia.

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In a statement on Saturday, the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on medai, Samuel Aruwan, said the State’s Security Council noted with gratitude the exemplary conduct of the people of Kachia, who remained peaceful while mourning the loss of a much-revered monarch.

He disclosed that: “Residents of Kachia are free to go about their legitimate businesses from now till 5 p.m. today (Saturday).

“Also From tomorrow, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, Kachia residents are also free to move from 6 a.m. till 5 p.m.

“The Security Council advises residents of Kaduna to continue to comply with curfew hours.

“The state government warns that only persons involved in delivering essential services will be permitted free passage, as curfew violation is crime that will earn arrest and prosecution.”