CONVID-19: Katsina Shuts Borders Indefinitely

To contain the possible spread of Coronavirus pandemic, the katsina state government has directed the closure of all borders with neighbouring states and Niger Republic.
Alhaji Abdulkarim Yahaya Sirika, the state Commissioner of Information stated in a statement made available to newmen in katsina on Friday.
To this effect, the statement maintained that, movement of people into the state is strictly prohibited with effect from today, Saturday 28th March, 2020.
The statement however added that, fuel tankers and vehicles carrying food items would be allowed into the state subject to their screening and test at the point of entry.

“Meanwhile people are at liberty to move within the state”, the statement concluded.