Boko Haram: 24 hrs curfew imposed in Adamawa council

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Aug 24th, 2014
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Adamawa State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on Madagali Local Government Area of the state, where heavily armed men suspected to be Boko Haram were said to have attacked the secretariat of the local government on Saturday.
The government said on Sunday that the curfew followed “volatile security situation”, which caused loss of lives and property in the local government.
This was contained in a statement by the Deputy Permanent secretary, Security and Special Service, Government House, Ahamdu Baji.
The statement read, “Following volatile security situation and attendant loss of lives and property and displacement of people, Adamawa Statement Govenement has imposed 24 hours curfew on Madagali Local Government Area.
“The Acting Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri, extends heartfelt to all those affected and assures that Government will do everything possible to mitigate their hardship.”The government appealed to the citizens in the area, urging them to cooperate and observe the curfew strictly


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