Adamawa Govt imposes curfew on 11 villages over communal conflict



The Adamawa on Wednesday imposed a 24-hour on 11 villages by communal conflict the state.Mr Humwashi Wonosikou, the Press Secretary to Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri, announced the a statement Yola.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that conflict erupted on Tuesday between two waring communities of Waja and Lunguda over farmland demarcation Lamurde and Guyuk Local  Areas.NAN also reports that the Police in the state has arrested 32 suspects in connection with the conflict.According to Wonosikou, the state has imposed 24 hours on Lafiya, Boshikiri, Zakawan, Masermei and Dumna Zerbu.

“Dumna Burthi, Dumba Dutse, Duwu and Tsalbu communities in Lamurde and Guyuk local areas following renewed disturbances in the communities.

“The 24 hours is from 6:00am to 6:00pm and takes immediate until further notice.“Government warns residents of the communities to respect the order while everything is being done to restore normalcy.

“While guaranteeing the safety of the people of the state, government advises citizens to restraint from taking law into their ,”  Wonosikou said.

He regretted that the disturbance coming just weeks after the Tingno from the same Lamurde area where lives and property were lost.He warned that government would not take it lightly in dealing with anyone found fomenting trouble in the state.

“Every step has been taken for agencies to enforce the curfew,” Wonosikou said. (NAN)