COVID-19: Plateau Bans Movement Within State

 COVID-19: Plateau Bans Movement Within State

Gov. Simon Lalong

The Plateau State Government has banned all movements within the State in order to curb the community spread of Coronavirus.

In his address on Thursday, April 30, 2020, Governor Simon Lalong said the move is part of his administration’s efforts in tackling the virus following the only confirmed case in the State.

The Governor noted that ban on movement from Local Government to Local Government in the State, as well as the ban on all entry and exit points to the State is in continuation of total lockdown imposed on residents.

He said in addition to the total lockdown which closed movement in and out of the State, and in order to curb community spread of COVID-19, Government has decided to close all intra-State borders with effect from Monday, May 4, 2020.

Governor Lalong noted that the three-day window permitted by the State Government will enable citizens to restock their homes ahead of the continuation of the lockdown Sunday midnight.


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