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Yobe reviews curfew conditions

03 December 2014, 09:09 Augustine Osayande

Abuja - The Yobe State Government has reviewed the 24-hour curfew imposed on the city following the recent attack by terrorists.

The restrictions have been reviewed to dusk-to-dawn.

Mallam Abdullahi Bego, Special Adviser on Press Affairs and Information to the State Governor, confirmed the review.
“This is to inform members of the general public that following discussions with heads of law enforcement agencies in the State in which the ongoing security efforts within Damaturu metropolis were reviewed, His Excellency, Governor Ibrahim Gaidam, has approved a review of the 24-hour curfew imposed earlier in the town," he stated.

Effective immediately, the curfew will start from 6.00pm to 7.00am local time daily.

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Bego added that the curfew hours would be reviewed further on the basis of recommendations from the heads of law enforcement agencies in the state.

 "Members of the general public are kindly advised to comply with the new curfew hours.”
Bego said the governor urged members of the public to continue to extend their support to and cooperation with security agents in their effort to ensure peace and security in the state.
The State government had on Tuesday morning imposed a dawn-to-dawn curfew on Damaturu, following Monday’s attack on the town by the insurgents.

- CAJ News


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