Coronavirus: Tambuwal imposes curfew Sokoto seeks Buhari’s intervention

Governor Tambuwal has called for President Buhari’s support in fighting COVID-19 spread in Sokoto state – The Sokoto state governor also a curfew from 8pm to 6am daily in the state, starting from Monday, May 4 – According to NCDC, Sokoto has 66 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and eight deaths.

Governor Aminu Tambuwal has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 to support Sokoto state in fighting the coronavirus pandemic. The Nation reports that the Sokoto state governor called for urgent intervention in the areas of logistics and technical support to contain COVID-19 spread in the state.

Tambuwal imposes curfew in Sokoto to contain COVID-19 spread, seeks Buhari’s intervention Source: UGC The Sokoto governor, however, excluded personnel and staff involved in the provision of essential services.

He also noted that all public and civil servants on grade level thirteen and above are to go to and must wear facemasks. Tambuwal in a statewide broadcast on Sunday, May 3, decried the rising number of the pandemic cases in the state. At the time of this report, data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) shows that Sokoto has 66 cases and eight deaths.

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