The Kaduna State Government has eased off the 24-hour curfew on Kaduna metropolis, giving residents between 1pm to 5pm “to restock on essentials”.
the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Publicity Samuel Aruwan made the announcement in a statement on Tuesday in Kaduna.
Aruwan however said that the window did not include residents of Kabala West, Kabala Doki, Sabon-Tasha, Narayi and Maraban Rido where the 24-hour curfew still remains in place.
According to him, the decision was the outcome of the State Security Council meeting held on Tuesday.
He disclosed that the security council has also relaxed the curfew on Kasuwan Magani and Kujama situated about 50 kilometres from Kaduna, allowing movement between 6am and 5pm.
Aruwan added that the security council regrets the inconvenience caused by the action to residents, but stressed that it was in line with the obligations on government to secure the lives and property of residents.