By Ismaila Uba Misilli, July 27, 2021, News/Comments
Following renewed communal violence that erupted between Lunguda and Waja ethnic groups in Balanga Local Government Area , the Gombe state Government has imposed a 24 hour curfew on some communities, including Nyuwar, Jessu, Heme, Yolde Gelentuku, Sikam, Wala-Lunguda and environs with immediate effect. The Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi, who made the announcement, said that, the decision became necessary following renewed violence that erupted in communities earlier today. According to the SSG, the curfew becomes necessary as a means to restore peace and order in the affected areas, stressing that security personnel have been deployed to restore normalcy while the curfew will remain until further notice.
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