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Calm returns to Jos after mild chaos

 By Alabi Olamilekan
Traders and commuters moved about and carries out their normal activities around Jos metropolis today 15th September 2017, it will be recalled that on Thursday 14th of September 2016, a mild tension occurred in the metropolis which was fuelled by by speculations of an impending attack by some northerners on their eastern counterparts.

A mild frenzy had occurred as shop owners had started to put away their wares and lock up their shops while commuters scampered to get into the few available buses in order to leave the environment as soon as possible.

Consequently, the governor of Plateau state, Rt Hon Simon Bako Lalong had directed the imposition of a dusk to dawn curfew in the Jos metropolis.

According to the statement released through the director of press and public affairs Mr Emmanuel Nanle stated that the curfew was imposed so as to avert any further breach of law and order.

The governor reiterated that the security and welfare of citizens is the primary concern of government and further assured that their safety is guaranteed while enjoining them to go about their businesses without fear, the governor further appealed to religious and community leaders as well as law abiding citizens to ensure nobody is allowed to take advantage of the unfortunate situation to engage in criminality.

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