Adamawa Govt. Bans Night Market In Yola

Mohammed Jibrilla, Adamawa State Governor
Mohammed Jibrilla, Adamawa State Governor

Adamawa State Governor Mohammadu Jibrilla has announced an indefinite ban on night markets in Yola following Tuesday’s blast in the state capital.

Jibrilla announced the ban, Wednesday, in an interview with newsmen in Yola.

According to him, the ban is part of decisions taken at an emergency security meeting at Government House, Yola.

He said all business premises that attracted crowds, particularly night markets, were expected to close by 6 p.m.

The governor, therefore, urged those affected to show understanding as such measures became necessary in order to save lives and property.

Shedding more light on the ban, the Commissioner for Information, Malam Ahmad Sajoh, said relaxation points, particularly those that gathered crowd, would also be affected by the ban.

Sajoh said security operatives would assess the situation and take necessary measures to contain the security challenge.


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