From our Corrrespondent
After days of murder and destruction of property including the looting of businesses belonging to Christians, burning of two catholic churches in the Sokoto Metropolis, the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has announced the review of the earlier 24-hour curfew imposed on the state.
The imposition of curfew followed the violence that trailed the protest embarked upon by some residents of the state earlier on Saturday.
According to a statement signed by the state Commissioner for Information, Isah Galadanci, and made available to newsmen in the state on Monday morning, the government review the curfew from 24 hours to now dusk to dawn.
“Sequel to the briefing by the Security Heads in the State, the State Governor, Rt Hon Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has ordered the relaxation of the 24-hour curfew in force in Sokoto metropolis.
“The revised curfew will now be from dusk to dawn in Sokoto township. This is to afford people the opportunity to pursue their legitimate businesses and other means of livelihood.
“The Government, however, advises people to maintain peace in this regard, as it will not condone any breach of law and order in the State.”