isturbed by incessant attacks by bandits, Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State, home State of President Muhammadu Buhari, has banned the transportation of cattle from the State to other States in Nigeria.
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports Governor Masari issued an executive order banning the transportation cattle to other States of the federation on Monday.
The Katsina State Governor also ordered the immediate and total closure of the Jibia-Gurbin Baure road to all motorists until further notice, while advising travelers plying that road to go through Funtua.
Governor Masari explained that the closure of the roads and other measures were in the exercise of powers conferred upon him by sub-section (2) of Section 176 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended.
He tagged the notice, “Security Challenges (Containment) Order” and shall come into effect from August 31, 2021.
The executive order reads: “In the exercise of powers conferred upon me by the Subsection (2) of section 176 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended and all other powers enabling me on that behalf, I, Rt. Hon. Aminu Bello Masari CFR, the Governor of Katsina State, do hereby make the following:
“1. This Notice may be cited as the Security Challenges (Containment) Order and shall come into effect on the 31st day of August 2021;
“2. Immediate total closure of Jibia-Gurbin Baure road to all motorists until further notice. Travelers plying that road are advised to go through Funtua;
“3. Immediate closure of Kankara-Sheme road to all commercial vehicles, who are advised to go through Funtua. Only private non-commercial vehicles are to ply the road;
“4. Lorries /Trucks carrying firewood from the bush are totally banned;
“5. Suspension of the sale of all animals at the markets of the following Local Government Areas: Jibia, Batsari, Safana, Danmusa, Kankara, Malumfashi, Charanchi, Mai’adua, Kafur, Kafur, Faskari, Sabuwa, Baure, Dutsinma and Kaita;
“6. Ban on transportation of cattle trucks from Katsina State to any State in Nigeria;
“7. Total ban on carrying three (3) persons on motorcycles and more than three (3) passengers on a tricycle;
“8. Total ban on the sale of second-hand motorcycles at Charanchi market;
“9. Re-enforcement of the ban on the operation of Commercial tricycles and motorcycles from 10.00 p.m to 6.00 a.m in the State Capital, and 6.00 p.m to 6.00 a.m in the frontline Local Government Areas;
“10. Re-enforcement of the total ban on the sale of petrol in jericcans at filling stations;
“11. Only two (2) designated Filling stations are allowed to sell fuel of not more than N5,000.00 to motorists in Jibia, Batsari, Safana, Danmusa, Kankara, Faskari, Sabuwa, Dandume, Musawa, Matazu, Dutsinma, Kurfi, Danja and Kafur Local Government Areas;
“12. Identified essential workers (health personnel, security personnel and Journalists) could use tricycles and motorcycles beyond the banned periods”.