Yola – Mixed reactions are trailing the military lock-down of Mubi town in Adamawa during the Christmas celebrations.
Mubi, the second largest town in Adamawa, which has experienced series of attacks by Boko Haram insurgents, is under restriction of vehicular movement on Christmas Day until after 12 noon while commercial cyclists operation has been suspended until Wednesday for security reasons.
Some residents of the commercial border town on Monday said any step taken to protect lives was a welcome one while others said the step was too harsh on the public.
Danladi Chamber, a public commentator, said the development was a welcome one and that residents needed to show understanding and support the security measure.
“We appreciate the hardship caused by the security measure but no sacrifice is too big for the security of our lives and properties,” Chamber said.
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