Breaking: Gov Masari orders total closure of 3 more LGAs over Corona Virus
His Excellency the Governor of Katsina State, Rt Hon Aminu Bello Masari, CFR has directed the closure of three (3) more Local Government Areas namely Kankia, Matazu and Musawa with effect from Friday, 1st May 2020.
This followed the receipt of results from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) indicating one person each from the Local government areas tested positive with COVID-19.
The order placed on the Local Governments was in line with the decision already taken by the State Government and other stakeholders to shutdown any area where COVID-19 is established.
The people of the affected Local Government Areas are therefore strictly advised to stay at home as security agents would be deployed to ensure total compliance in order to curtail the spread of the disease in the State.
As usual, the Governor has directed the COVID-19 Committee to identity and earmark some pharmaceuticals, grains and commodities stores in the local Councils that would be allowed to offer skeletal services to the needy.
The decision taken is in the best interest Katsinof the LGAs, Katsina State, Nigeria and humanity in general.
Therefore, People are once again advised to strictly adhere to the guidelines against the spread of the virus as provided by the security/health experts and use the forthcoming holy month of Ramadan to fervently pray to Allah to bring an end to the contagious disease.