Following consultations with security agencies in the state, the Borno State government has announced that there would be restriction of vehicular movement as from 5.00pm Thursday 31st December 2015, to 6.00am on Saturday 2nd January 2016.
Borno State Commissioner of Information, Dr. Mohammed Bulama, made this known to KSM News this afternoon.
He said, “The measure becomes necessary in order to further safeguard lives and property of law abiding citizens in the state.
“While wishing you a hitch free new year, members of the public are please requested to be more vigilant and security conscious throughout the period and report any suspicious person or movement to the nearest security agency.
“We wish to assure the good people of Borno state and indeed all law abiding citizens that every step is being taken by government and military authorities to root out terrorists causing mayhem in the society,” Bulama had told Gakas daily reporters