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Published On: Thu, May 14th, 2015

Aftermath of Boko Haram Attack, Nigeria Military Imposes 24-Hour Curfew in Maiduguri

LAGOS MAY 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian military has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on Maiduguri, the Borno State capital following Wednesday’s attempted attack by the Boko Haram insurgents on the city.
The army described the decision as a measure to protecting lives and property in the city.

The statement was signed by the Deputy Director Army Public Relation 7 Division Maiduguri Col. Tukur Gusau and made available to newsmen by, Gov. Shettima’s spokesman Isa Gusau.
He called on the people to cooperate with security agencies, maintaining that the situation has been brought under control.
The two paragraphs statement reads: “In view of the recent development within Maiduguri metropolis a 24hr curfew is hear by imposed in the city. This is done to protect lives and property of innocent and law abiding people of maiduguri.
“The Nigeria Army wish to once again thank you for your continuous support and cooperation. The situation is firmly under control.”

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