Borno Govt. bans vehicular movement on 3 highways


Maiduguri – The Borno Government has banned vehicular movement on three major roads in the state due to the ongoing military clearance operation against the Boko Haram insurgents.

Dr Bukar Bulama, the Commissioner of Home Affairs, Information and Culture Affairs, made the announcement on Monday in a statement issued in Maiduguri.

Bulama disclosed that the government had prohibited vehicular movement on the roads to be observed between Jan. 30 and Feb. 4.

He listed the affected roads to include Konduga – Bama – Banki; Bama – Gwoza and Maiduguri – Damboa – Gwoza.

Bulama said that the action was based on the advice of the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole.

He noted that the measures was imperative to prevent fleeing Boko Haram insurgents escaping military offensive in the Sambisa Forest from infiltrating the communities.

“This is to inform the general public…

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