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Deborah : Tambuwal Lifts Curfew 


Deborah : Tambuwal Lifts Curfew 

By Onuminya Innocent In Sokoto

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Friday lifted the curfew imposed on Sokoto metropolis as a result of uproar that culminated from the killing of Deborah Emmanuel by irate Muslim students. 

In a statement signed by the Governor himself and issued to newsmen Tambuwal said he is acting on enabling powers under section 176 (2) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, section 1, 2 and 4 of the Public Order Act and section 15 of Sokoto State Peace Preservation Law.

He noted that after due consultations with security chiefs in the state, he has  lifted the curfew imposed on Sokoto metropolis with immediate effect.

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The Governor urged the general public to be law abiding and remain peaceful at all times stressing the need for peaceful co-existence amongst the people in the State. He reiterated the need for peace as the necessary foundation for any meaningful development

He said the Government has, however, banned all forms of processions in the State until further notice 
 Tambuwal thanked the people in the State for their understanding in complying with the curfew.

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