Samuel Aruwan, Senior Special Assistant to the Governor (Media and Publicity), announced the curfew on Sunday.
It is to take immediate effect.
The curfew comes a few days after violence broke out in parts of Kaduna that led to the killing of more than 50 people.
The announcement was contained in a tweet by Aruwan that read: "A 24 hour curfew has been imposed on Kaduna town and environs. It is with immediate effect." SHARE THIS STORY USING ANY OF THE BUTTON BELOW ⬇ PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW ⬇⬇⬇