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Borno curfew restrictions relaxed

18 May 2015, 06:49

Abuja - The Nigerian Army at the weekend relaxed the 24-hour curfew imposed on Maiduguri after a recent failed attempt to attack the city by suspected members of Boko Haram.  

The curfew effected in the Borno State capital city is  now between 5pm and 8am daily.

This was disclosed by the Spokesman of 7 Division of Nigeria Army in Maiduguri, Col. Tukur Gusau.

He said the decision to relax the curfew was made after reviewing the security situation in the city.

Also Read: At least 55 killed in Boko Haram raids on two villages

“The 7 Division of the Nigerian Army decided to relax the curfew after reviewing the security situation in Maiduguri. Accordingly, movement is now from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. until further notice,” Gusau said.

He urged residents of Maiduguri to go about their normal businesses during the stipulated period and continue to monitor local media for updates.

“Residents are advised to continue with their normal activities within the stipulated period and continue to monitor the media for updates,” Gusau said.

- CAJ News


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