Sokoto State will close all inter-state routes from midnight of Friday, 27th March 2020 as a precautionary measure to stop the spread of the coronavirus, covid-19.
The state governor Aminu Tambuwal made this announcement during a statewide broadcast on Thursday.
He says the closure will last for two weeks pending observations on trends of the disease in the state and country.
The closure is except for the supply of food and essential medical commodities.
Similarly, all civil servants on grade level 12 and below have been ordered by the state government to work from their homes for a period of two weeks from Friday, March 27 to Friday, April 10, 2020.
The governor also urged citizens to cooperate with relevant authorities and adhere to measures in the interest of the general well-being and survival of the human race.