By Nasiru Suleiman, Sokoto
As part of efforts to curtail further spread of COVID-19 among Nigerians, the Sokoto state government has ordered the closure of all inter-state routes into the state effective from midnight of Friday, 27th March 2020.
This was revealed by the state governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal during a statewide broadcast on Thursday.
According to Mr. Tambuwal, the closure will last for an initial two weeks except for the supply of food and essential medical commodities, pending observations on trends of the disease in the state and country.
“Similarly, all state civil servants on GL 12 and below are to work from their homes for an initial two weeks from Friday, March 27, 2020, to Friday, April 10, 2020.