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House of Reps approves extension of Emergency rule in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa

The House of Reps, today May 15th approved the extension of emergency rule in the troubled states of Adamawa, Yobe and Borno states, after a crucial closed door meeting with security chiefs.
President Jonathan had sent a letter to members of the National Assembly a few days ago requesting for extension of emergency rule in the three states.

The Senate would have to agree to this too before it can be fully effected. Their own deliberation and voting will take place May 20th. Adamawa, Yobe and Borno states have been the worst hit since the emergency of Boko Haram.

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