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Covid-19 – Kaduna State temporarily shut down borders with Kano and Katsina State. 2

Kaduna State has temporarily shut its borders with Kano and Katsina state as part of ways to contain the interstate transmission coronavirus.

The closure will only allow essential goods and medical equipment to the state which will be effected immediately.

Medical staffs and other people who can manage or help stop the spread of the Covid-19 are also allowed in some cases in the state.

100 people have been arrested by the Covid-19 Security Taskforce while they were caught hidden inside a truck coming from Kano state.

Several People who smuggled from Lagos by a trailer conveying goods to Kano have been apprehended.

Speaking to journalists, the Commissioner for Internal security, Samuel Aruwan, who led teams of security operatives including soldiers, Police and DSS operatives, said that the closure of the borders will remain in place till further notice.

The Commissioner for Internal Security, Samuel Aruwa, who led teams of security operatives said
The closure which as been placed till further notice.

According to him, some trucks disguising to carry food items hid passengers at Sabon Gida village, a border town between Kaduna and Kano states.

Both the driver and the passengers were later turned back to Kano.

He revealed that many motorists have devised new ways of outsmarting security operatives who are manning the entry points since the COVID-19 lockdown was imposed by the state government.


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