The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has imposed a curfew on the two communities where deadly clash occurred on Friday.
The curfew, which takes immediate effect, will be between the hours of 7pm and 7am until further notice.
El-Rufai has also visited the families of two youths who were killed in Kwaru and Ungwan Yero communities.
Both communities are in the Kaduna North local government area.
During the visit, the governor condoled with the families and condemned the loss of innocent lives.
The governor assured the families that the law enforcement agencies have been directed to thoroughly investigate the killings, and to prosecute those involved.
He appealed to the residents of the communities to reject division in the name of religion or ethnicity, and to uphold harmony in the area.
El-Rufai was accompanied by the Deputy Governor, Barnabas Yusuf Bala and other senior government officials.