The Nigerian army has imposed a 24 hours curfew on Maiduguri, the Borno state capital after fighters of the Boko Haram terrorist group attacked the troubled city on Wednesday.
The imposition of the 24-hour curfew was contained in a press statement signed by Colonel Tukur Gusau, the Deputy Director Army Public Relations and made available to our Correspondent in Maiduguri, Thursday morning.
Gusau said, “In view of the recent development within Maiduguri metropolis a 24hr curfew is hearby imposed in the city. This is done to protect lives and property of innocent and law abiding people of maiduguri.
The Nigerian Army wish to once again thank you for your continuous support and cooperation. The situation is firmly under control”. The statement added.