As security agents enforce the 24-hour curfew in Kaduna State, streets in Kaduna, the state capital have been deserted, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
The state government on Tuesday reinstated the 24-hour curfew in the state following fresh violence in parts of the metropolis.
Shops and property worth millions of Naira were destroyed while several persons sustained degrees of injuries during the violence which stalled government and commercial activities in the city.
NAN reports that only security agents, comprising the police, army, civil defence corps and others providing essential services were seen plying the streets.
Police helicopters were seen hovering around the state capital to assist in monitoring the situation, while armoured vehicles and others carrying armed personnel were moving round the city to ensure strict compliance with the curfew.
Road blocks were mounted on strategic points while junctions, commercial and public places were heavily guarded.
Passenger and haulage vehicles coming from parts of the North heading to Abuja and the south were parked at the road blocks as they were not allowed to pass through the state capital.
Bread and other essential items provided by retailers have been exhausted while perishable commodities abandoned in the markets have gone bad due to the curfew.
Meanwhile, Relative Peace is gradual returning to Kaduna as a result of the 24 hours curfew imposed on the entire state following eruption of ethno-religious crises in the state.
Violence started on Sunday following bomb explosions in CKC Church, ECWA Church and Shalom which later resulted to reprisals and counter-reprisals by angry youths in the state.
LEADERSHIP checks revealed that the 24 hours curfew is being adhered to by the citizens, as security agents move round the state to enforce strict compliance.
Our correspondent who went to some part of the state capital reports that major and minor streets in the state capital have been deserted.