The atmosphere in the state has been tensed since on Thursday when Muslims and Christians in Kasuwan Magani community in Kajuru local government area of the state clashed.
Emphasising that the state government had not relaxed the 24-hour curfew declared in the state on Sunday, residents were urged to access updates and information only from authorised, official government channels.
The Kaduna State Government on Sunday said the imposition of a 24-hour curfew on Kaduna metropolis and environs was a preemptive measure to avert breakdown of law and order.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai has held an emergency security meeting with heads of security agencies in Kaduna state to review the security situation in the state.
This might not be unconnected to the instability at Kasuwan Magani.
Ahmad Abdur-Rahman, the state police commissioner, told reporters on Friday that 22 people had been arrested in connection with the clashes. The violence then dramatically escalated when Adara youths later attacked Hausa residents, burning homes, and killing dozens.
Nigeria is mostly split along religious lines with Muslims in the north and Christians in the south.
He said the police deployed included four Police Mobile Force, PMF units; Counter Terrorism Unit, CTU; conventional policemen; Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad, FSARS, Intelligence Response Team, IRT; Technical Intelligence, TIU, among others.
A similar crisis erupted in February in the area and left more than 10 people dead and hundreds of shops and residences burnt.
Idris, who condemned the latest killings in the state, disclosed that the police have made significant in-roads in the investigation into the incident that claimed over 55 lives.