Gombe approves additional measures on Covid-19
By Alhassan Abba Yankatsari
Gombe State governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has approved additional measures to curtail the spread of coronavirus by banning commercial motorcycles operation, popularly called Achaba throughout the state.
In a statement issued by Ismaila Uba Misilli, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Governor, the tricycle ( Keke NAPEP) operators were allowed to carry only one adult passenger at a time.
“All calls to Muslim prayers are allowed only to notify the faithful of the time for prayers and not for observing congregational prayers in the Mosques.
“All Muazzins (persons responsible for calls to prayers) should clearly mention (in Arabic and local languages) that people should observe their prayers in their respective homes.
“In line with provisions of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), everyone is strongly advised to wear face mask at all the times,” the statement concluded.