His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Bauchi state, Sen. Bala A. Mohammed has signed into law, an Executive Order 001 on COVID-19 virus today in the state.

The order tagged " Bauchi State Infectious Disease Prevention Regulations" covers the COVID-19 partial lockdown and the State Infectious Disease Prevention Regulations

 Special Mobile Court has been set up to ensure the enforcement of the order while penalties for the offenders of the order has also been designed.

Under the order signed by the governor, penalties for offenders are as follows:

 1-Violators of the partial lockdown to pay N5,000

2-Those on essential services to use face masks or to pay N5,000

3- Achaba operators to pay N5,000 if caught. 

4- Violaters of social distancing to pay N5,000

 5- Keke Napep without observing social distancing, N10,000

6- Vehicles, N20,000

7- Vehicles coming from other states to pay N20,000

8- Trucks to pay N30,000

Governor Bala Mohammed at the singing in ceremony announced the arrest of over 100 passengers  who arrived Bauchi state from high risk states of COVID-19 virus.

Lawal Muazu Bauchi
Special Assistant on New Media to the State Governor

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