Taking after Boko Haram’s assault on Maiduguri, the Borno state capital yesterday May 13th, the Nigerian armed force has forced a 24 hour time limit on the town and its environs. The time limit is contained in an announcement released by the delegate executive Army Public relations officer, 7th division Maiduguri.
In view of the recent development within Maiduguri metropolis a 24hr curfew is hereby imposed in the city. This is done to protect lives and property of innocent and law abiding people of Maiduguri. The Nigerian Army wish to once again thank you for your continuous support and cooperation. The situation is firmly under control
Colonel Tukur Gusau
Deputy Director Army Public Relations
7 Division Maiduguri
Meanwhile these are photos from some of the fleeing residents of the town after the sect stormed the town at about 6.45pm yesterday