Curfew Reviewed For Ramadan In Maiduguri

Kashim-Shettima

By Musdafa Ilo, Maiduguri

The Borno State government has reviewed the curfew imposed on the state for the purpose of this year’s ‘Ramadan commencing today, Thursday..




    The announcement, made by Governor Kashim Shettima will see movement extended to 9:30pm, as against 7pm.

    Borno State, which has been under curfew for over two years, has always reviewed the curfew during Ramadan to enable residents go for prayers and other activities. This year’s review, however, is only for residents in the state capital and Jere Local Government Area.

    “The curfew is only applicable to the residents of Maiduguri metropolis and Jere Local Government Area, while those wishing to enter the town (from) outside the metropolis will be restricted on or before 7pm,” the governor announced, referring to 7pm to 6am curfew that will continue in other parts of the state.

    Shettima, however, warned residents against doing anything inimical to the security of the state and advised them to be vigilant, law abiding and to use the Ramadan season to pray for peace in the state.

     

    Join the ICIR WhatsApp channel for in-depth reports on the economy, politics and governance, and investigative reports.

    Support the ICIR

    We invite you to support us to continue the work we do.

    Your support will strengthen journalism in Nigeria and help sustain our democracy.

    If you or someone you know has a lead, tip or personal experience about this report, our WhatsApp line is open and confidential for a conversation

    Support the ICIR

    We need your support to produce excellent journalism at all times.

    -Advertisement-

    Most read