Markets of Buni-Yadi and Kuka-Reta towns of Gujba and Damaturu local governments respectively, which have been closed by the military in recent months due to security concerns, have reopened.
Therefore, there will be market days in Buni-Yadi and Kuka-Reta starting this week.
The reopening of the markets follows a meeting that Governor Mai Mala Buni had with the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Yusuf Buratai in Abuja on Wednesday.
The governor who discussed a wide range of critical security issues with the army chief expressed appreciation to the Nigerian Army and other branches of the nation’s security forces for their effort in combating Boko Haram Insurgency and other criminal activities in Yobe State.
Governor Buni called on law-abiding citizens of the state to continue to cooperate with the army and other security agents to ensure the full return of peace across the state.
The governor reminded people in Kuka-Reta and Buni-Yadi and other towns of the State to remain vigilant in their markets and neighbourhoods and to report any suspicious activity or persons whenever they notice one to the security agencies.
Buni believes that with the support and collaboration of people, Yobe will become stronger and tougher than the security challenges he has avoided for years.