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Plateau Govt Relaxes Curfew In Jos, Bassa, To Pay Medical Bill Of Victims

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Governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau State has commiserated with citizens of the state that have lost someone or had their properties destroyed.

Naija News reports that the governor stated this during s State broadcast on Monday morning by 6.30 am.

Governor Lalong disclosed that he has directed his government to pay bills of affected persons.

The governor stated that the curfew imposed on Jos North has been relaxed from 6pm to 6am, while Jos South and Bassa are to be from 10pm to 6am.

According to the governor, the adjusted dates will take effect from today Monday, 30th of August, 2021.

Meanwhile, the government of President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to Nigerians not to be deceived by those looking forward to personal gains by sponsoring acts of violence in Nigeria.

The presidency noted that the government is on top of the situation and all criminals responsible for insecurity in Nigeria regardless of whatever name they are called will be brought to book.

Specifically, on the Plateau killings, the statement from the presidency while commiserating with the victims, urged Nigerians to embrace peace.

The presidency made the submission in a statement on Sunday signed by the senior special assistant to the President on media and publicity, Garba Shehu.

According to the statement, those behind the violent attacks in different parts of the country are trying to give ethnic, religious and other forms of colouration to their criminal acts just to deceive members of the public and gain sympathy both locally and internationally.

It however added that the government can see through their veil and is working on addressing the root causes of the problems with a view to providing lasting solutions.

George Oshogwe Ogbolu is a Digital Media Strategist | Content Writer | Journalist | New Media Influencer | Proofreader and a Deputy Editor at Naija News.