Gaidam Imposes Dusk To Dawn Curfew On Damaturu

Channels Television  
Updated December 2, 2014

DamaturuThe Yobe State Government has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on Damaturu, the Yobe State capital.

A statement by the Special Adviser on Press Affairs and Information to the Governor, Abdullahi Abego, said on Tuesday.

“This is to inform members of the general public that His Excellency Governor Ibrahim has approved the imposition of a 24-hour curfew in Damaturu, the State Capital.

“The curfew is effective immediately.

“All Damaturu residents are advised to remain in their homes during the hours of the curfew”, he said.

The statement also added, “This decision is taken in consultation with heads of law enforcement agencies in the state, as part of measures to enable the security agents, who did a great job yesterday, repelling insurgent attacks on the town, to conclude their ongoing assignment.”

Governor Ibrahim Gaidam also “expressed his appreciation to the residents of the State Capital, and to people all across the state, for their support and cooperation with security agents”.

The Governor urged the people to continue to support the security efforts and to pray for the return of peace and security in the state.