Kafan­chan cur­few re­laxed for WAEC can­di­dates

Daily Trust - - NEWS - From Sun­day Isuwa, Kaduna

The 24-hour cur­few im­posed on Kafan­chan, head­quar­ters of Jema’a LGA of Kaduna State on Wed­nes­day was tem­po­rar­ily re­laxed yes­ter­day to en­able can­di­dates write the 2014 West Africa Ex­am­i­na­tion Coun­cil (WAEC) the coun­cil chair­man said yes­ter­day.

Daniel Amos said res­i­dents were free to go about their nor­mal businesses from 6am to 4pm pend­ing when se­cu­rity agents take firm con­trol of the area. The cur­few was im­posed fol­low­ing clashes that erupted af­ter some Fu­lani men were ar­rested with arms.

“We re­laxed the cur­few on the con­sid­er­a­tion of stu­dents writ­ing WAEC,” Amos said, adding that it was a pre­cau­tion­ary mea­sure to pre­vent break­down of law and or­der, and lift­ing it to­tally would be by hours and grad­ual.

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