Because of the spread of coronavirus, the Niger State Government has announced a 12 hour curfew in all parts of the state. This curfew is to begin from Wednesday, 25th March 2020 8am to 8pm daily. This news came via the Twitter handle of Abdullberqy Ebbo who is the DG, strategic operations ICT and Public Enlightenment Unit, Government House Minna Niger State.
As from Wednesday, March 25th, 2020, Niger state shall observe daily curfew from 8:00am to 8:00pm till further notice.
The traditional leaders should ensure all almajiri schools in their communities are closed down.
All forms of street hawking and begging are banned.
All public offices including Ministries, Departments and Agencies must provide hand washing items at the entrance of their facilities.
Meanwhile, all civil servants on grade level 1-12 are to stay at home, except those on essential services.