Niger state Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on Lambata, Gurara Local Government Area of the state following a clash that led to killing of the village head, Mohammed Abdulsafur.
Tribune Online reported that tragedy struck at the weekend in Lambata Community following the assasination of the village Head, Lambata.
Meanwhile, the governor in a statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Ahmed Matane, on Sunday in Minna, the state capital announced the curfew.
The village head of Lambata was reportedly murdered by some hoodlums on Saturday during a violent clash.
Bello directed that a curfew be imposed on the town from 6.00 p.m to 6.00 a.m, beginning from Sunday, till further notice.
He said that the imposition of the curfew was to assist the security agencies to stabilise the situation, save lives, and restore law and order.
According to the governor, the government condemned in strong terms the violence and act of lawlessness that occurred in Lambata town.