Type of Intervention: Advisory, Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Education, Environment, Civil Defence, Private Sector and Businesses, Transportation
Level of Jurisdiction: State (Kaduna)
Lead People/Agency: The Governor of Kaduna State endorsed the lockdown following a recommendation by the State Standing Committee on COVID-19, which is chaired by the Deputy Governor, Dr. Hadiza Balarabe. This was contained in a statement signed by Muyiwa Adekeye, Special Adviser to the Governor (Media & Communication). Mobile courts have been empowered by the Quarantine Orders to try violators and impose the prescribed penalties, including fines, imprisonment and forfeiture of vehicles, upon conviction.
Overview: Governor Nasir Elrufai has extended the quarantine orders in the state for another 30 days, effective from 26th April 2020. All residents of Kaduna State are quarantined and must stay at home. No office, event centre, market, shop or business of any sort or place of worship is allowed to open. Henceforth, only Wednesdays will be lockdown-free in Kaduna State, until the trajectory of Covid-19 infections becomes clearer.
Full details here: https://punchng.com/breaking-kaduna-extends-lockdown-by-30-days/
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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Learning from other jurisdictions
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: The government stressed that Schools, places of worship, event centres, sports grounds, bars, restaurants, public parks and all other places where large crowds could gather are to remain closed until further notice and that no visitor is welcome in the state during the pandemic as interstate travelling is a major means of spreading the virus.