A NAN report has revealed that the Borno Authorities has introduced the extension of the eight p.m. to six a.m. curfew in Maiduguri fby one other seven days.
A press release by Dr Muhammad Bulama, the Commissioner for Data, on Friday in Maiduguri stated the curfew was prolonged to Jan. 20.
“In different phrases, the prevailing curfew regime is to now to final till Friday, Jan. 20,’’ he stated.
Bulama defined that the motion was to avail the Armed Forces ample time to finish the on-going particular operation towards Boko Haram terrorists and consolidate on the success thus far recorded.
He famous that the state authorities deeply regretted the inconveniences and difficulties prompted to the folks by the motion.
Bulama careworn that the choice was taken to safeguard the collective safety and total well- being of the folks.
Authorities subsequently urges all indigenes and residents of Borno State to see this momentary measure as a part of mandatory sacrifices all of us need to make within the curiosity of peace, stability, improvement and progress, of not solely our expensive state, however Nigeria as an entire.
The understanding, help and cooperation of most people is extremely solicited within the observance of the curfew, he stated.
The federal government on Jan. 2, rescheduled the curfew hitherto noticed between 10 p.m. and 6 am, from Jan. 6 to Jan. 12.