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Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong yesterday imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on Jos and Bukuru Metropolis.
This followed reports of clashes in the city as news spread that northerners were being attacked in the south east.
The Director of Press and Public Affairs to the governor, Samuel Emmanuel Nanle, said in a statement that the governor also directed the deployment of security personnel to all flash points within the metropolis to ensure compliance with the curfew and to avert any further breach of law and order.
From left: Chief Imam of Mile 1, Central Mosque Port Harcourt, Khalifa Murtala; Leader of Hausa Community in Port Harcourt, Alhaji Isa Madaki; and Vice President-General, Rivers State Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Abd Nasir, during a news conference on the attack on their members at Oyigbo in Rivers State yesterday