Plateau State Governor, Barr. Caleb Mutfwang, has relaxed the 24-hour curfew previously imposed on Mangu Local Government Area of the state. The curfew will now be observed from 4 pm to 8 am daily until further notice.
A statement issued by the Director of Press and Public Affairs, Gyang Bere, stated that the review followed an improvement in the security situation in Mangu Local Government Area after strategic engagements with community leaders across various faiths and ethnic groups within the council area.
Governor Mutfwang noted a remarkable improvement in the security situation and, after due consultation with the State Security Council, decided to relax the curfew.
He urged the residents of Mangu Local Government Area to strictly observe the curfew and refrain from taking the law into their own hands. He also called on security personnel to enforce the curfew to avoid a breakdown of law and order.
Expressing gratitude for the cooperation received so far, Governor Mutfwang encouraged the community to continue collaborating with security agencies to ensure the complete restoration of peace and order in the Local Government Area. He cautioned against complacency, stressing that the State Government remains resolute in preventing any act capable of disrupting public tranquillity.
Governor Mutfwang urged citizens to actively contribute to the security efforts by providing credible intelligence to the relevant security agencies. He concluded that the government is working tirelessly to restore permanent peace in the State.