The Taraba state government has relaxed the 24 hour curfew imposed on Jalingo, the state capital and Wukari local government area of the state.
In a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the state Deputy Governor on New Media, Musleem Aruwa, Manu said the curfew will now run from 6:00pm to 7:00am until further notice.
According to him, Government will continue to monitor the situation until normalcy is restored completely.
As usual, law-abiding citizens can go about their legitimate businesses as government and other security agencies have adopted tougher safeguards to protect lives and property. The statement added.
However, the statement urged persons with useful information on the criminal elements, especially those involved in the recent looting to kindly tip the security agencies nearest to them.
Similarly, those who took part in the shameful looting of public and private property should return such items to their Ward, Village and Districts heads or the local government Chairmen.
It noted that, as these categories of leaders have been directed to collect those looted items for safekeeping so that they can be returned to government and other private businesses affected.