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Army restricts movements in Borno ahead Eid El Kabir

Taking a proactive measure ahead any satanic surprises from Boko Haram to disrupt the forthcoming Eid El Kabir festival, the Nigerian Army in Borno has announced a restriction on vehicular movements in the State during the celebrations from 5pm on Today, September 23rd until the celebrations are over.
A statement signed by Col. Tukur Gusau, Deputy Director, Army Public Relations said, “The restriction on vehicular movements will be observed during the Eid Kabir celebrations throughout the state”.
“All movements using vehicles, bicycles and animals like horses, camels and donkeys in Maiduguri will be restricted as from Wednesday 5:00pm (1700hrs) 23 September 2015”.
“Similarly, all vehicular movements into and out of Maiduguri town will also be restricted within the period till further notice”.
“The decision was in line with the new resolve of the Nigerian Armed Forces and other security agencies in Operation LAFIYA DOLE to ensure that the people of Borno state enjoy a hitch free Sallah celebrations”.
“Together we shall win the war against terrorism and insurgency within the shortest possible time,” he said

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