COVID-19: Kano; Police issues warning to residents Over 7 days Lockdown order

The Kano State Police Command has warned residents to adhere strictly to the lockdown order to curtail the spread of COVID-19. 

Habu Sani, Commissioner of Police, made the call in a statement by the Command’s Spokesman, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, on Friday in Kano.

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje had ordered for a seven-day total lockdown of the state between April 16 and 24.

Sani disclosed that the Command had made adequate deployment of police personnel and other security operatives in the metropolis to enforce compliance.

He said: “All markets are closed and all public gatherings banned, no roaming about will be tolerated everywhere in the state, only people on essential services will be allowed to move.

“The lockdown is 24-hours daily and night hours are not excluded. Transporters who defy the lockdown order will face the full wrath of the law.

“We solicit for full cooperation and support of the people in the discharge of our statutory duty, members of the public are advice to obey this order and remain law abiding”.

Sani told the people to contact the Command in case of emergency via the following phone numbers 08032419754, 08123821575, and 09029292926.

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