State of Emergency: Adamawa Govt. to enlighten communities on border closure


nyako_murtalaFollowing the State of Emergency in Adamawa, the state government is to enlighten border communities on the closure of the state’s border with Cameroon.

Malam Ahmad Sajoh, the Director Press Affairs to Gov. Murtala Nyako made this known Friday in Yola.

Sajoh said the enlightenment became necessary after the governor held an emergency security meeting on Friday, adding that the border communities would be cautioned on movement across the border.

Sajoh said the state government was doing everything possible to ensure maximum support for security agencies as directed by Mr president.

“You know Adamawa has the longest land border in Nigeria covering nine local government areas,” Sajoh said.

Also speaking, the Commissioner for Border Integration and Development, Alhaji Hamza Bello, said his ministry would ensure adequate mobilisation of the border communities to comply fully with the state of emergency.

Bello said officials of the ministry had before the emergency toured the border communities and identified their major problems for necessary actions.

Meanwhile, things have continued to remain normal across the state in spite of the dusk-to-dawn curfew.

Most Friday sermons in the state had stressed the need for proper conduct, support and cooperation for security agencies during the emergency period.


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