Press statement from Nigerian Army…
This is to inform the general public in Borno state that a 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 is 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.
Thanks for your continous cooperation and support. Together we shall will the war against terrorism and insurgency within the shortest possible time. Please disseminate this information through your channels.
TUKUR ISMAIL GUSAU COLONEL Deputy Director Army Public Relations