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COVID-19: Police to enforce lockdown in Adamawa

Adamawa State Police Commissioner, Audu Madaki, has directed all police formations in the state to enforce the government’s lock down of the state as part of measures to check the spread of COVID-19 among the people.

Madaki gave the directive in a statement signed by the Command Spokesperson, Sulaiman Nguroje, in Yola on Tuesday.

The state government had ordered a 14-day lockdown of the state with effect from midnight of Tuesday.

The police commissioner said the development followed health threat posed by COVID-19 and subsequent lockdown of the state by the government to enable its containment.

He enjoined citizens of the state to voluntarily adhere to the government’s directive.

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Madaki said: “I hereby direct all DPOs, Operational Commanders and their Supervising Area Commanders to ensure that the order is strictly enforced within their areas of jurisdiction.

“Also, Area Commanders and DPOs are directed to observe safety measures and ensure interstate travel restrictions along borders with Cameroon.”

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