Plateau State Governor Imposes Urgent 24-Hour Curfew in Mangu Local Government Area Due to Escalating Security Concerns

Governor’s Decisive Move: 24-Hour Curfew in Plateau’s Mangu Local Government Area

In response to the worsening security situation, Governor Caleb Mutfwang of Plateau State has declared a comprehensive 24-hour curfew in the Mangu Local Government Area.

The announcement was conveyed through a statement released on Tuesday, January 23, by the governor’s Director of Press and Public Affairs, Gyang Bere.

Immediate Implementation: Security Agencies Collaborate in Decision

The governor’s decision to implement the curfew came after thorough consultations with relevant security agencies.

With immediate effect, the curfew restricts the movement of individuals within the Mangu Local Government Area, permitting only those on essential duties.

Appeal for Cooperation: Governor Urges Compliance and Assistance

Governor Mutfwang urged all citizens, particularly residents of Mangu, to adhere to the directive and assist security personnel by providing reliable information.

Emphasizing the severity of the security challenges, the governor expressed concern about persistent efforts to create an atmosphere of insecurity, despite government initiatives to counter terrorist activities.

Sympathy for Victims: Governor Addresses Families of the Affected

Expressing sympathy to the families of victims and the injured, Governor Mutfwang assured them of the government’s unwavering commitment to ensuring lasting peace in the state.

The governor pledged that the imposed curfew would be subject to review as soon as the security situation demonstrates improvement.

Persistent Commitment: Government’s Ongoing Efforts Against Insecurity

Governor Mutfwang emphasized the relentless efforts of the government to curb the activities of terrorist elements. Despite challenges, the government remains steadfast in its pursuit of peace and order, seeking the cooperation of citizens in this critical phase.

Monitoring the Situation: Reviewing Curfew Contingent on Improved Security Conditions

The governor’s promise to review the curfew highlights a dynamic approach, indicating that the state government remains vigilant and responsive to the evolving security dynamics.

The overarching goal is to restore peace and normalcy to the Mangu Local Government Area.

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