Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto on Monday, said an 8 p.m. to 6 am. curfew will go into effect on Monday, as part of new measures to contain the spread of the COVID-19 in the state.
In a special broadcast, Tambuwal said the state has so far recorded 66 cases of COVID-19 with eight deaths.
”As the challenge is persisting and the indices worrisome, more and more measures have been taken at the federal and state levels of government to prevent the worst scenario.
”You may recall that on Monday, April 27, 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari addressed the nation and in it declared further measures in response to the spread of COVID-19 in our country.
”This is the very dangerous stage of community transmission, which we are sadly going through.
”The federal government has also banned inter-state movement.
“The order reinforces the existing closure of our borders and boundaries, the compulsory wearing of face masks by the general public and the nationwide curfew declared by the President.
”Pursuant to the presidential directive it is hereby directed that effective Monday May 4, 2020, curfew is hereby imposed from 8pm. to 6am. daily” Tambuwal proclaimed.
Source: News update