JTF Imposes 24 Hours Curfew in Danger Spots In Maiduguri

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A 24 hours curfew has been imposed by The Joint Task Force, JTF, in some areas considered as Boko Haram hide out in  Maiduguri the Borno State capital.

The Curfew is aimed at crushing suspected Boko Haram Militants and prevent people from coming into the area during operation.

Spokesman of the Joint Task Force (JTF) in Borno State  Lieutenant Colonel Sagir Musa said in a press statement sent to reporters in Maiduguri today.

“The Joint Task Force (JTF) in order to sustain special operations in the face of recent Boko Haram attack in some areas within Maiduguri metropolis is imposing 24 hours curfew with effect from today, Saturday 18 May 2013.

” The 24 Hours Curfew  is hereby imposed in the following wards and areas: Gamboru,Mairi Kuwait,Bakin Kogi,Kasuwan Shanu,Ruwan Zafi,202 Quarters, Dikwa Quarters, Low-Cost Sinimari, 505 Housing Estate, Chad Basin Area, 303 Housing Estate and Baga road areas.” Musa said

Musa however, appealed to residents  to continue to “cooperate with the security agencies by providing credible and timely information.”