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JTF reviews curfew hours in Borno

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BY NDAHI MARAMA

MAIDUGURI—The Joint Task Force, Operation Restore Order, in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital has reviewed the 6am to 7pm curfew earlier imposed on the state following alleged ‘’tremendous improvement in the security situation in the state.’’

Officers of the Joint Military Task Force (JTF) patrolling  in Maiduguri in a sweeping offensive against Boko Haram militants.  AFP PHOTO/
Officers of the Joint Military Task Force (JTF) patrolling in Maiduguri in a sweeping offensive against Boko Haram militants.
AFP PHOTO/

Henceforth, the curfew would now start from 11pm to 6am daily with effect from Tuesday July 16, 2013.

In a statement, the JTF spokesman, Lt. Col. Sagir Musa, said: ”The JTF observed tremendous improvement in the security situation in the state, and for that reason and in the spirit of Ramadan fasting, we have find it expedient to review the curfew timings imposed in the state.

”The JTF hereby inform the general public that the curfew in the state is extended from 11pm to 6am daily with effect from Tuesday, July 16.”

The JTF, however, requested all citizens to remain vigilant throughout the Holy month.

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