Sokoto Governor Tambuwal signs security challenges containment order

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has signed the Sokoto state security challenges containment ORDER no 3 -2021.

The order is part of measures to combat insecurity in the state. The order directs the immediate closure of Isa – marnona road and motorists are now to use the Goronyo-Sabon Birni axis.

The containment order also prohibits the carrying of firewood, transportation of animals in trucks, carrying of 3 or more persons, and sale of second motorcycles in 15local governments affected by insecurity.

The order also prohibits sale of petrol in Jerry cans and only designated stations will sell diesel above five thousand naira, while motorcycles and tricycles will not operate from 10pm to 6am in the state capital and 6pm to 6am at the local governments. The order says only the authorised essential workers will be allowed to use motorcycles beyond the banned periods.

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