Kano, April 21, 2020 Kano State Judiciary says it has prosecuted more than 45 drivers, whose vehicles were intercepted for violating the ban on inter-states movement.
Mr Baba Jibo, Public Relations Officer of the state Judiciary disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Kano.
Jibo said that 30 of the defaulters were arrested at Kwanan Dangora on Kano – Zaria road, trying to enter Kano from Kaduna.
He said that during the operation, 10 other vehicles were intercepted while coming from Jigawa and the remaining five from other places.
He further explained that over 10 tricycles were also intercepted and the riders prosecuted for violating the lockdown order.
“The Kano Mobile Court, working with the law enforcement agents, arrested 45 drivers who disregarded the lockdown order and ban on inter-states movement on Thursday.
“Under the Chairmanship of Salisuf Sallama, the court fines all the lawbreakers accordingly to the gravity of their offences,’’ Jibo said.
Edited By: Tayo Ikujuni/Abdulfatah Babatunde (NAN)