By Auta Obadiah Dauda
Kaduna State Government has not relaxed its lockdown restriction other than the two days that it usually gives to allow residents to shop for food stuff and essential items.
This is contained in a statement released by Samuel Aruwan the Commissioner for security and home affairs on Thursday 21st May, 2020.
The statement reads, “The Kaduna State Security Council wishes to remind all residents of the state that the restriction of movement is relaxed only for Wednesday and Thursday of this week.”
“Security agencies are mandated to strictly enforce the extant Quarantine Orders on all other days. Residents are urged to continue to comply with lockdown conditions, including the restriction of movement, the prohibition of any sort of congregational worship and the ban on any large gathering or social activity of any sort.”
“The Kaduna State Government has explained the public health considerations that have informed these measures and appealed to citizens to endure the sacrifices required to protect everyone from Covid-19.”
As part of confidence-building measures to reassure residents and uphold law and order, security agencies will be undertaking enhanced patrols across the state. Measures against interstate travel will also be robustly enforced at the boundaries of the state.”
“Security agencies will be professional in undertaking these public safety operations. Members of the public can report any instances of misconduct by calling the following numbers: 09034000060 and 08170189999.”