Adamawa state governor, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has relaxed the curfew earlier imposed on the state from 8pm to 6am beginning from Friday 30th October, 2020.

Governor Fintiri made the declaration at a state wide broadcast on Thursday.

The governor said ” Government has relaxed the current curfew regime from 8am to 6pm beginning from Friday 30th October 2020.We shall review this timings as situation warrants.

” Meanwhile checkpoints will be mounted at all the entry and exits points of the State. This, for the moment is a measure taken to stop any attempt by the thieves to escape with the looted items out of the State.”

The governor asked citizens to bear with the stringent measures taken which he said is in “our collective interest,” explaining that it is the best way to prevent further attempts by recalcitrant hoodlums.

The governor had Wednesday moved round and assessed the damages and the extent to which the latest mayhem caused. He said “our State has reversed the progress we have made in recovery from the backwardness we inherited.

” I do admit that it is colossal even as I feel and share the pains of all our well-meaning citizens.”

He urged residents to resist the actions and utterances of those whose aim is to gain political mileage over the collective tragedy and misfortunes.

” I have reviewed the situation in the State with Security Operatives and duly observed that relative calm is returning across the State.

” May I acknowledge and commend the conduct of our citizens who have remained law abiding in spite of the extreme difficulties they had to endure as a result of the measures taken to restore normalcy.

” Once more, I feel indebted to all those who have openly and quietly supported and encouraged us to be firm and decisive in dealing with this matter,” the governor said.