The Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong has announced the decision of the government to relax the curfew earlier imposed on Jos North, Jos South & Bassa LGAs. This is Coming barely 24 hours after the governor’s visits to Yelwa Zangam community in Jos North LGA to mourn with the people of the community over the recent attack that left scores dead.
Governor Lalong announced the decision to relax the curfew during a state wide broadcast on Monday 30/8/2021.
The Governor informed Plateau people that following his visit to Yelwa Zangam village, he took a tour of Jos metropolis to see things for himself. According to him, he also engaged the security agencies to review the general security situation in the three Local Government Areas where the curfew was imposed, as well as other parts of the State.
At the end of the review, Government took the following decisions:
i. The curfew in Jos North is to be relaxed. Beginning from Monday 30th August 2021, the curfew shall be enforced from 6pm to 6am until further notice.
ii. The curfew in Jos South and Bassa is to also be further relaxed. As from Monday 30th August 2021, the curfew shall be enforced between 10pm to 6am until further notice.
The Governor maintained that the Ban on Tricycles (Keke NAPEP) and hawkers remains in force within Jos/Bukuru metropolis.