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Military revokes curfew passes in Maiduguri

20 May 2015, 20:20

Abuja - The Nigerian Army has revoked all curfew passes given to some residents of Maiduguri, the capital of the troubled Borno State.

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The military authorities also warned motorists to stay off the streets of the town between 7pm and 6am (local time).

They insisted that the only ambulances and fire fighting vehicles on duty are allowed to move around in the city.

Deputy Director Army Public Relations, 7 Division Nigerian Army Maiduguri, Col. Tukur Gusau, confirmed the restrictions.

The 7 Division Nigerian Army Maiduguri wish to draw the attention of residents of Maiduguri that all curfew passes previously issued are now revoked. The only vehicles allowed to move during the 7pm to 6am curfew period are ambulances and fire fighting vehicles on duty, Gusau said.

The restive Borno State has borne the biggest brunt of the terror Boko Haram has perpetrated over the years.

- CAJ News


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