Police Review Curfew Hours within Maiduguri, the state capital, to allow more time for residents to move within the town.
The curfew which is effective between 10pm and 6am daily got a review by one hour to take effect 11pm.
The State Security Council reached this decision in a meeting chaired by Governor Babagana Zulum on Thursday.
In attendance of the meeting at the Government House in the state capital;
was Commissioner of Police in Borno, Bello Makwashi, as well as heads of the various security agencies in the state.
Although reporters were not immediately briefed on what was discussed at the meeting,
Makwashi announced the review in a statement by Edet Okon, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state.
“In view of the ongoing Ramadan, the Borno State Police Command wishes to inform the general public of the adjustment in the starting time of curfew from 10pm to 11pm.
“For clarity and emphasis, henceforth and until further notice, the curfew period will run from 11pm to 6am daily,
It added, “The Commissioner of Police in Borno State, CP Bello Makwashi, while wishing the Muslim Ummah Ramadan Mubarak,
urges all residents of the state to reciprocate the goodwill offered by the state government by observing the curfew.”
Police Review Curfew Hours
By Onome F.E