The Periscope reporter
The Adamawa State Police Command has commenced the enforcement of 24hour curfew on 9 villages in Lamurde and Guyuk local government areas of Adamawa state.
The press release Thursday, issued by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Suleiman Yahya Nguroje revealed that “following the State Government Imposition of 24hour Curfew as a measures to contain the escalation of Communal clashes across Guyuk and Lamurde Local Government Areas, the Command in collaboration with sister security agencies will commence the full enforcement of the directives with immediate effect.
“To this effect, the Commissioner of Police OLUGBENGA ADEYANJU, fdc, has called on members of the general public, particularly those in Lafiya, Boshikiri, Zakawan, Masermei, Dumna Zerbu,Dumna Burthi, Dumba Dutse, Duu, Tsalbu communities in Lamurde and Guyuk local governments to adhere strictly and respectfully obey such order until further notice.
“The Command has deployed a taskforce team that comprises of police and other security agencies to enforce the government directives.
“The command while urging members of the public to adhere strictly equally warns officers and men deployed for this operation to display high level of professionalism, operate within the context of the law and respect human rights.
“The Command therefore asured all members of its commitment to protecting lives and properties and called on people to stop taking laws into their hands, to stay at home and remain safe.