Following the improved security situation in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau state, Governor Caleb Mutfwang has further relaxed the earlier imposed curfew in the locality.
A statement issued by the Director of Press and Public Affairs, Gyang Bere, Mutfwang, in Jos announced that the curfew would now run from 8 pm to 7 am.
The governor explained that the adjustment in the timing of the curfew was made after careful consideration and consultation with the State Security Council, adding that it was also to allow residents to resume their agricultural and economic activities and continue their contribution to the overall development of the state.
He encouraged the community leaders, irrespective of their faith or ethnicity, to continue their strategic engagements aimed at nurturing trust, fostering tolerance, and promoting better understanding among the people, While urging the residents of Mangu Local Government Area to adhere strictly to the curfew by remaining indoors between 8 pm and 7 am, the governor enjoined them to refrain from taking the law into their own hands.
He further called on the security personnel to fulfil their constitutional responsibility of ensuring effective enforcement of the curfew to prevent any breach of law and order.