Acting governor imposes 24-hour curfew on town

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Aug 25th, 2014
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Adamawa State Government yesterday imposed a 24-hour curfew on Madagali Local Government Area of the state.

Boko Haram at the weekend attacked the secretariat of the local government.

The government said the curfew followed “volatile security situation”, which caused loss of lives and property in the local government.

A statement by the Deputy Permanent secretary, Security and Special Service, Government House, Ahamdu Baji, said: “Following volatile security situation and attendant loss of lives and property and displacement of people, Adamawa State Government has imposed 24 hours curfew on Madagali Local Government Area.

“The Acting Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, extends his heartfelt condolence to all those affected and assures that Government will do everything possible to mitigate their hardship.

”The government appeals to the citizens in the area, urging them to cooperate and observe the curfew strictly.”


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