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Governor of Plateau State, Mr Simon Lalong

Plateau state security council imposes 24-hour curfew on Bokkos Local Government Area of the state following protest over brutal murder of paramount ruler and aides.

The Plateau State Security council has imposed a twenty four hour curfew  on Bokkos Local Government Area of the state following the protest against the brutal murder of its paramount ruler and some of his aides.

The State Security Council imposed the curfew after an emergency meeting over the unfortunate incident.

Secretary to the State Government, RUFUS BATURE, in a statement advised the general public and residents of the affected areas to comply with the restriction order and cooperate with security personnel deployed to the area to maintain law and order.

Angry youths of Bokkos had on Thursday protested the murder of the paramount ruler of Bokkos, Saf Ron-Kulere, LAZARUS AGAI and three others on Monday evening.

The aggrieved youths took to the streets protesting and blocking the highway between Bokkos and Barkin Ladi to express their grievances on the killings.

The State Police Commissioner, OLAKUNLE OLADUNJOYE, explained that contrary to insinuations that that the traditional ruler was shot, he died as a result of the vehicle losing control after his driver was shot by unknown gunmen.

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