This was announced in a short statement by Governor Nasir El-Rufai, on his verified Twitter handle.
Although the statement did not give details on why the government imposed the curfew, it stated that it was with immediate effect.
"Most of the killings were done in the second attack which took the Hausa community off guard", said Muhammadu Bala, a Kasuwar Magani resident who lost his home.More news: Khalil Mack, Allen Robinson miss Bears practice with injuries
Several people were feared killed while scores of others were injured when Muslims and Christians clashed yesterday at Kasuwan Magani community in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
The State Commissioner of Police Ahmad Abdur-Rahman disclosed at a recent press conference that 22 suspects have been arrested in connection with the mayhem.
"The Kaduna State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew in Kasuwan Magani village".More news: Jordan wants Israel to return lands leased under 1994 peace deal
He said that the police deployed included four Police Mobile Force (PMF) units, Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU), Conventional policemen, Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad (FSARS), Intellegemce Response Team (IRT) and Technical Intelligence (TIU) among others.
He noted that the timely imposition of curfew by the Kaduna State Government also helped to douse tension in the area.
"Anybody that has a hand in this crisis must face the full wrath of law; we will not allow lawlessness; we remain committed to saving life and property of every citizens", Abdur-Rahman said.More news: Marcus Mariota Set an NFL Record for Sucking Really Hard
Over 60 people are facing charges over the February violence.