In The Late hours of the 14th of September 2017 tension stormed the city of Jos plateau state as people were running helter skelter in the largest market “Taminus”situated in the city of Jos. Residents around Katako market and Chobe in Jos witness clashes between the Hausa youths and some Igbo residents In Jos
They claimed the feud was as a result of the attacks their fellow brothers suffered in other states in the country.
Though no confirmation of lost lives, the plateau state government declared a 6pm to 6am Curfew To Help keep things in order.
Here is the letter of concern and awareness for the curfew from the plateau state government.
DIRECTORATE OF PRESS & PUBLIC AFFAIRS
OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR, PLATEAU STATE
Following the unfortunate reaction and spread of rumours within the Jos Metropolis in response to the agitation by Independent People of Biafra in South Eastern Nigeria, the Executive Governor of Plateau State, Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong has directed an immediate imposition of curfew from dusk to dawn (6pm – 6am) within the Greater Jos – Bukuru Metropolis, until further notice; This is to forestall any break down of law and order. The Executive Governor has directed the immediate deployment of security personnel to all flash points within the Jos Metropolis to ensure compliance with the curfew and to avert any further breach of the peace.
Samuel, Emmanuel Nanle
Director, Press & Publi!c Affairs
14th September, 2017
Peace is all we want on the plateau. We hope the Hausas and Igbos get to understand that a one plateau is all we ever want, stay in Peace and have a one Nigeria