A file picture of Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari.
Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari, has ordered the lockdown of Dutsin-Ma Native Authorities Space of the state from 7am on Friday.
The governor gave the order in the course of the common assessment assembly on COVID-19 held on the Council Chamber of the Authorities Home within the state.
He defined that the directive was obligatory following a report from the Nationwide Centre for Illness Management (NCDC) that a coronavirus case was confirmed in Dutsin-Ma city.
Governor Masari added that the lockdown ordered was issued to curb the unfold of the illness to different elements of the world and the state as an entire.
The assembly was attended by the members of the State COVID-19 Emergency Response Committee and the Technical Committee on COVID-19, in addition to conventional and spiritual leaders.
Different choices taken on the assembly embody the shutdown of main weekly markets throughout the state which included Mai’adua, Mashi, Charanchi, Jibia, Dutsinma, Batsari, Kafur, Sheme, Dandume Zango, Danja, Bakori, Kaita, Kagadama, and Dankama.
The federal government additionally suspended the weekly Friday congregational prayers, in addition to Ramadan Public Tafsir and Tarawiy prayers in any respect mosques and public locations throughout the state.
Governor Masari directed the safety companies to make sure strict compliance with the restriction of motion of individuals coming in via all borders of the state.
He harassed that each one the selections had been taken in the perfect curiosity of the residents, urging them to stay law-abiding and cling to the well being tips.