Curfew Relaxed in Kaduna Metropolis and Environs


The Kaduna State Government has relaxed the curfew in Kaduna metropolis and environs with immediate effect.

A statement by Samuel Aruwan, spokesperson to Governor Nasir El-rufai said residents were free to pursue their legitimate activities from now till 5pm today, Sunday, 28th October 2018.

“From tomorrow, Monday, 29th October 2018, the curfew is relaxed from 6am to 5pm, daily. Residents of Kaduna metropolis, Kasuwan Magani, Kajuru, and Kateri now join the people of Kachi in having free movement during daytime hours.

“Banks and markets are expected to reopen and deliver services as usual. The Kaduna State Government has also requested the airlines and the Nigerian Railway Corporation to promptly resume normal services to Kaduna.

“Nighttime curfew hours will continue to be enforced from 5pm to 6am, until further notice,” the statement read.

The state government urged the residents to remain peaceful, law-abiding and vigilant.