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Taraba: Dusk-to-dawn curfew in Jalingo extended to 24 hours

The dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed on Jalingo, Taraba capital, on Monday has been extended to 24 hours.

Okay Nigeria reported on Monday that governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on Jalingo.

However, on Tuesday, the governor ordered the extension of the dusk-to-dawn curfew imposed on Jalingo, Taraba capital, to 24 hours.

According to a statement by Bala Dan Abu, Senior Special Assistant to the governor on Media and Publicity, the curfew in Jalingo remained in force until further notice.

Okay Nigeria understands that the wide jubilation greeted the declaration of Ishaku of the Peoples Democratic Party as the winner of the governorship election.

The celebration quickly turned violent with the throwing of stones and destruction of property by hoodlums.


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