Dusk To Dawn Curfew Still In Force In Maiduguri – Army

7dbb310edfd7a5db8948ed64668503adThe Nigerian Army said on Friday that the curfew imposed on Maiduguri, the Borno State capital between 9pm and 6am was still in force.
This is contained in a statement issued in Maiduguri by Mustpaha Anka, the deputy director, Army Public Relations.
The Army warned that drastic action would be taken against individuals found violating the curfew.
“It has come to the notice of headquarters of 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Operation Lafiya Dole, that some members of the public violate orders on curfew imposed on Maiduguri and environs.
“Violations of curfew threaten the relative peace being enjoyed in Maiduguri town.
“Please be reminded that a legitimate curfew in Maiduguri imposed from 9pm to 6am is still in force.
“The division wishes to inform the general public that despite the successes recorded against Boko Haram insurgents across the state, the fight against insurgency is not yet over”, he said.
The statement said the curfew might be reviewed in future when the security situation in the state improved.
“The Borno State government and headquarters of the theatre command will at the appropriate time review the curfew in line with prevailing security situation across the state.
“We wish to reiterate that anyone found flouting the orders will be arrested and prosecuted.
“All law abiding citizens and peace loving people of Borno are hereby advised to report any suspicious persons to the nearest military post, security agencies or Civilian Joint Task Force”, it said.