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COVID-19: Nasarawa Bans Motorcycles, Tricycles

Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule speaks on the banishment of ex-Kano Emir, Muhammad Sanusi II in Nasarawa throughout an interview on Channels Tv’s Dawn Every day on March 16, 2020.


The Nasarawa State Authorities will on Thursday ban bikes and tricycles as precautionary measures to regulate the unfold of COVID-19 within the state.

Governor Abdullahi Sule revealed this on Wednesday whereas issuing the Authorities’s Proclamation No.four which he signed.

The order equally restricted using non-public motorbike to just one passenger per motorbike and solely in different elements of the state not positioned on complete lockdown.

“The issuance of this restriction remains necessary to protect the citizens of the state from possibility of contracting the disease from infiltrators and to minimize the potential for spread,” the governor stated.

Governor Sule famous that it has turn out to be essential to take these measures because of the continued violation by industrial motorbike operators, of the restriction on human and vehicular motion and complete lockdown of Karu Native Authorities Space, in addition to curfew imposed in all city centres of the state between the hours of 8pm and 6am each day.

He additionally directed all safety personnel, authorities functionaries and conventional rulers, to make sure full compliance, stressing that safety patrols will likely be intensified to make sure correct monitoring whereas warning that defaulters will likely be prosecuted in accordance with the legislation.

In accordance with the governor, the proclamation is according to the powers conferred pursuant to Paragraph 7 of the Nasarawa State Harmful Infectious Illnesses (Emergency Prevention) Regulation 2020.

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