GOV. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Saturday announced a ban on travels in and out of the state with effect from Sunday, March 29.
The announcement is contained in a press statement by Alhaji Hassan Mijinyawa, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, a copy of which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Jalingo.
The statement said that the decision to close the state’s land borders was taken as part of continued efforts to protect Taraba from the spread of the dreaded coronavirus.
It urged the Police Command in the state and the National Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), to ensure strict compliance.
NAN recalls that Ishaku had earlier banned social gatherings involving more than 20 persons, in the effort to prevent the spread of the deadly virus.
– March 28, 2020 @ 14: 15 GMT /