Sounds of heavy gunfire around Maiduguri Metropolis – Police
PRESS RELEASE: 23/2/19
Owing to the sound of heavy gunfire heard this morning around Maiduguri Metropolis, the Commissioner of Police Borno State, CP Damian Chukwu wishes to inform members of the public that there’s no attack on any part of Maiduguri and hence no threat to public peace and order. The gunfire were not targeted at members of the public but was for security purpose.
He therefore calls on all qualified voters in the state to come out en masse to vote for candidates of their choice.
He equally assures members of the public of the readiness of the security forces to ensure a peaceful, fair and free elections in a safe environment.
DSP EDET OKON.
BORNO STATE COMMAND.