SECOND KDSG SECURITY UPDATE: Ban On “Okada”, Other Containment Measures Remain In Place.

The Kaduna State Government wishes to inform citizens that the ban on use of motorcycles (popularly known as “Okada”), for commercial or personal purposes, remains in place until further notice.

Other containment measures which remain fully in place are listed as follows:

i. Ban on wielding dangerous weapons.

ii. Restriction on the movement of tricycles from dusk till dawn (7PM to 6AM) in Birnin Gwari, Giwa, Igabi, Chikun, Kachia, Kagarko and Kajuru LGAs.

The Kaduna State Government continues to empathize with citizens over difficulties which these measures may engender, and implores all residents to comply fully with these measures in the wider interest of general security.


Samuel Aruwan

Commissioner, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Kaduna State.

By Mohammed Farouk

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