Katsina Governor


Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has directed all workers of the state and local government councils to resume work on a daily basis effective Monday, June 8.

In a memo signed by Permanent Secretary for Administration in the office of the state’s Head of Civil Service, Alhaji Lawal Ado Dutsinma, the resumption followed the lifting of all forms of ban and restrictions under lockdown in the state.

Kastina State Governor Bello Masari
The circular mandated Permanent Secretaries and Chief Executive Officers of ministries, departments and agencies to ensure enforcing formulated guidelines and protocols for the resumption of work by the workers.

It further said all workers should be mandated to wear face masks at their duty post and ensure the enforcement of social and physical distancing in the offices.

Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari, has signed an executive order that will halt the use of motorcycles and tricycles in the state between the hours of 7:00pm and 6:00am.

The Motorcycle and Tricycle Restriction Movement 2020 order will take effect from January 20, the state’s Attorney-General, Ahmed El-Mazuq, revealed.

“Section 5, subsection 2 of the 1999 constitution as amended conferred on the governor power to sign the order.

“The order is Motorcycle and Tricycle Restriction Movement 2020. Under the order, he has prohibited the movement of motorcycles statewide from the hours of 7pm to 6am with effect from January 20 2020.

“However, there are exceptions. The order shall not apply to the members of the armed forces, the police, other paramilitary agencies like the FRSC, civil defence, immigration, customs and other security agents.

“Most of the kidnappings and other criminal activities are perpetrated within these hours using this means of transportation.

“People are not restricted to move, they can use motor vehicles.

“By the time the situation normalises, the order will be reviewed,” El-Mazuq said.