Tuesday, 14 May 2013

News Report: Nigerian President Declares State of Emergency In Three Northern States

President Goodluck Jonathan Making The Broadcast

The Nigerian President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has declared state of emergency in three northern states.

The states are Adamawa, Yobe and Borno states.

The state of emergency was announced in a national television broadcast today.

The President relied on section 305, subsection 1 of the Nigerian constitution to invoke the emergency.

The governors of the three states, who are still in office met with the President before the announcement.

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