Boko Haram: Nigeria Army Reinforces Maiduguri’s Curfew, Revokes Passes

Boko Haram: Nigeria Army Reinforces Maiduguri’s Curfew, Revokes Passes

By Seyi Peters | Staff Reporter on May 21, 2015
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The Nigerian Army’s 7 Division in Maiduguri, Borno State has on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 announced that the curfew passes it issued to some individuals in the state have been revoked.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the Spokesman of the division, Col. Tukur Gusau, explained that only ambulances and fire fighting vehicles would be allowed passage during the current twent-four hour curfew.

“The division wishes to draw the attention of the residents of Maiduguri that all curfew passes previously issued to individuals are now revoked.

“The only vehicles allowed to move during the 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew period are ambulances and fire fighting vehicles on duty,” the statement said.

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