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Adamawa Joins List of States on Lockdown



The Adamawa State government has joined the list of states currently on partial or total lockdown across the country.

The governor on Monday imposed a lockdown order on the state to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease.

The lockdown includes the closure of all land borders and suspension of commercial activities in the state.

A statement by Chief Press Secretary, to  Governor Ahmadinejad Fintiri, Mr  Humwashi Wonosikou, noted that the lockdown was for a period of 14 days with effect from midnight Tuesday March 31st 2020.

“Inter- state travels restriction is also imposed as inter-state and international borders with Cameroon are to remain shut during this period.  The ban also affects tricycle, taxis and bus operators throughout the state.”

The statement also said residents had refused to comply with the governor’s directive for level 1 to 14 workers to stay at home and this had necessitated the total lockdown.

” Social activities, including clubbing, are banned, markets are also hereby restricted, except for those selling food items, Pharmaceuticals, Filling Stations, while Banks are to provide skeletal services.” read the statement.

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