Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has ordered the extension of the dusk to dawn curfew imposed on Jalingo, Taraba capital, to 24 hours. In a statement issued today, the governor directed all security agencies in the state to ensure strict enforcement of the curfew.
According the statement, the curfew remains in force until further notice. Wide jubilation greeted the declaration of Mr Ishaku of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as winner of the governorship election. The celebration quickly turned violent with the throwing of stones and destruction of property by hoodlums.