Borno reviews curfew in Maiduguri
Written by Morenike Adebayo on January 2, 2018
The Borno Government has reviewed the curfew in Maiduguri metropolis from 8:00PM to 6:00AM as against the existing 10:00PM to 6:00AM. Dr Mohammed Bulama, the Commissioner, Home Affairs, Information and Culture, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Maiduguri.
Bulama said that the curfew was temporary and would be between Jan. 2 to Jan. 6, to enhance security in the metropolis. He disclosed that the curfew was imposed based on advice by the Theatre Command, Operation LAFIYA DOLE.
He said this review is done in the over riding interest of public safety and to ensure that the emerging peace in the state is further consolidated.
While deeply regretting any inconvenience this adjustment of curfew timing may cause, the Borno State Government craves the understanding and full cooperation of the general public”.