Jonathan declares state of emergency in Borno, others

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President Goodluck Jonathan , Saturday, held a national broadcast on the menace of Boko Haram and terrorism in the country as he announced some new security measures.

The President declared state of emergency in the troubled areas in the four states, in his broadcast, Saturday afternoon.

Below are the local government areas where the state of emergency will be enforced:

Borno State

Maiduguri Metropolitan LGA, Gamboru Ngala LGA, Banki Bama LGA, Biu LGA and Jere LGA.

Yobe State

Damaturu LGA,  Geidam LGA,  Potiskum LGA, Buniyadi-Gujba LGA and  Gasua-Bade LGA

Plateau State

Jos North LGA, Jos South LGA, Barkin-Ladi LGA  and Riyom LGA.

Niger State

Suleja LGA

 

 

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