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BREAKING NEWS:Gov El-rufai imposes 24hrs curfew in kaduna.

Kaduna State Government has imposed a 24 - hour curfew on Kaduna town and environs with immediate effect .
The Senior Special Assistant to the state governor on Media and Publicity , Mr . Samuel Aruwan , stated this on Sunday in Kaduna.
Meanwhile , the Inspector - General of Police , Mr . Ibrahim Idris , has deployed the Assistant Inspector -General of Police in charge of Zone 7 , Taiwo Lakanu , to lead a Police intervention force to Kaduna to ensure that normalcy returns to the area .
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that 55 people were killed on Thursday , October 18 during a crisis at Kasuwan Magani in Kajuru Local Government Area of the state .
NAN also reports that a similar crisis in February left more than 10 people dead in Kasuwan Magani , while 65 suspects involved in the crisis were arraigned in court but the case is still ongoing .
Acting DCP Jimoh Moshood , the Force Public Relations Officer, disclosed this while addressing newsmen on the violence on Sunday in Abuja.
He said that the policemen deployed included four Police Mobile Force units , Counter Terrorism Unit, conventional policemen, Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad , Intellegence Response Team and Technical Intelligence , among others.
Moshood said that the operations would cover the entire Kasuwan Magani and its environs and other flash spots in the state .
“The intervention force will be working in cooperation with the Kaduna State Police Command to ensure that peace and normalcy return to the area .
“To achieve success , the Force will be proactive and strict in the enforcement of its mandate , Police standard operations procedures and rules of engagement ,” he said .
He said that the Force would carry out a 24 -hour surveillance and patrol , maintain stop- and- search, and continuous raid of identified criminal hideouts and black spots.
The spokesman said that the operation would cover communities , towns, villages , vulnerable points, government and private infrastructure .
He enjoined traditional rulers , religious leaders , politicians , parents and guardians to support the Police in the discharge of their responsibilities .
Moshood said that 22 suspects directly involved in violence have been arrested and are in Police custody assisting the Police in the investigation .
The spokesman said that some prominent personalities kidnapped during the violence have also been rescued and reunited with their families .
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