Covid-19 lock down: Adamawa Police warns against violation, orders command to enforce order


Against the backdrop of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) global health threat and the subsequent Lockdown orders imposed by the Governor of Adamawa State,Rt Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri at all levels,the Commissioner of Police, AUDU A MADAKI warned violators of the imposed order.

Madaki while enjoing citizens to voluntarily adhere to the orders, directs all DPOs, Operational Commanders and their supervising Area commanders, to ensure that all legitimate orders given in pursuant to the containment efforts by the Government are strictly enforced within their areas of jurisdiction.

The Commissioner also urged officers to observe personal safety measures, further directs the Area commanders and DPOs to ensure interstate travel restrictions and international borders with Cameroon remain closed.

In a Statement signed by the Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Suleiman B Ngoruje,the Command further directs all tricycles,Taxis and Bus operators within the state to remain restricted only ambulances,Fire fighters and security vehicles, filling stations and Banks (skeletal services) are allowed.

He enjoined citizens to avoid social activities such as clubbing, Joints Beer parlours , Social gatheringes and markets except for those selling food items and water vendors.

“In compliance with the Government’s directives in the state, the CP has ordered the immidiate deployment of the task force team to ensure compliance and enforcement. Meanwhile, this order exempted some essential service personnel, such as Medical officers, Firefighters, journalists on official duties and PHCN officials

“While urging people to remain at Home reiterate it’s commitment to protecting of lives and properties.” It read