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Yobe government relaxes curfew

Channels Television  
Updated July 16, 2012

The Yobe state Government has approved the relaxation of the curfew earlier imposed across the state.

A statement signed by the Special Adviser to the governor on Press Affairs and Information, Abdullahi Bego Indicates that restriction of movement now starts from 10: PM to 7: AM.

The statement further said ban on the use of motorcycle earlier imposed on Damaturu, Gujba, Geidam, Potiskum, Bade and Nguru remains in place.

The measures according to the statement were taken following a meeting between the state governor and the heads of security and law enforcement agencies in the state.

While calling on the people to go about their legitimate businesses within the hours allowed.

The Yobe State governor, Ibrahim Gaidam called on people in the state to remain vigilant and to assist the security agents in their efforts in ensuring the safety of lives and property across the state.

He urged members of the public to approach the forth coming Ramadan with a renewed sense of determination and to fervently pray for the security and safety in the state and the nation at large.

Earlier on Monday, some suspected members of the radical Islamic sect, Boko Haram attacked three police formations in Damaturu the Yobe state capital and killed a police recruit.