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Boko Haram: Yobe Relaxes Restriction On Movement

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Normalcy has started returning to troubled Yobe State as the Government has relaxed the 12-hour daily restriction it imposed on movement of people, due to the recent Boko Haram attacks which witnessed high casualty rate, / can disclose.

According to a statement signed by Governor Ibrahim Gaidam's Special Adviser on Press Affairs and Information, Abdullahi Bego, and made available to, it said that 'the governor, who returned from Saudi Arabia where he performed the Hajj, has approved that the restriction on movement now starts from 10.00pm daily until 6.00 o'clock in the morning. Until now, public movement was restricted between 7.00pm and 7.00am daily.

The statement added that the state Governor had expressed condolences and sympathies to the families of the bereaved who lost their loved ones and those who sustained injuries in the crisis.

'While the governor will make a special statement on the issue in the coming period, he appeals to members of the public to go about their normal and lawful businesses and to continue to cooperate with security agencies', the Statement explained.