Breaking: Gov Masari extends lockdown order to Batagarawa LGA
Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari has said that the total lock down on the movement of people to take effect this Tuesday in Katsina will also cover Batagarawa local government area.
The Governor hinted this when he received the Director General of the Nigerria center for disease control- NCDC along with the country representive of World Health Organization- WHO on a courtesy call at Government house, Katsina.
According to him, separating Katsina with Batagarawa could not be easy considering the proxomity between the two areas.
Alhaji Aminu Masari lamented that the first discovery of Covid-19 index case had reached over two months now in Nigeria.
He informed the visiting NCDC Director General and WHO Representative in Nigeria that Katsina state government had since established a Covid-19 Rapid Response team headed by the state Deputy Governor with membership mostly from the ministry of health, information, security agencies Representatives, and religious leaders.
He said that Katsina society being purely an Islamic society, adding that anything that government wants to do must be religiously inclined, otherwise there will be problem in the implementation.
Apart from the response committee, he said that there was a committee of traditional rulers and committee of traders and members of the Union of transport workers.