Hazy though the day was in Maiduguri, it appeared to have been the friendliest for any festivity particularly Christmas, the birthday of Jesus Christ, which comes at the end of the year, after a twelve-month long workload, stress, journeys, but also savings!
The temperature is rightly intermediate... to mean a meeting point between the breezing harmattan and a defying sun heat!
Unlike previous years, there's no restriction on vehicular movement and though there is heavy presence of security, the atmosphere is 'relaxed'.
Fortunately, a few filling stations were open throughout the day and as such, the scarcity of fuel was for every other day and every other place other than the Christmas and Maiduguri.
For many, Christmas