Yobe Governor Mai Mala Buni has approved the placement of restriction on vehicular movement during Eid El-Fitr prayers.
Abdullahi Bego, Director General Media and Press Affairs, disclosed this through a statement on Monday evening in Damaturu, the state capital.
The statement read:
“In consultation with heads of security, intelligence and law enforcement in the state, Governor Mai Mala Buni has approved the placement of restriction on vehicular movement across the state for the observance of Eid El-Fitr prayers to mark the end of the Ramadan fast.
“Pending the sighting of the new moon, the restriction will take effect from 10:00 p.m. tonight (Monday) to 10:30 a.m. tomorrow (Tuesday 4th June 2019).
“ln the event that the moon has not been sighted today, and the Ramadan fast will be observed tomorrow, Tuesday, the restriction will go into effect from 10:00 p.m. on Tuesday to 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday.
“The decision to restrict vehicular movement during the period is taken to ensure secure, hitch-free and peaceful Eid prayers.
“Governor Buni wishes all Muslim faithful merry Sallah celebration in advance.”