Kaduna State Government has banned the transportation of livestock into and from other states.
This was announced in a statement signed by the State Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan.
The ban according to the statement takes effect immediately from 2nd September 2021.
Aruwan said the ban was necessary after wide consultations and a series of thorough security reviews.
“The government also wishes to reiterate that the transportation of donkeys into the state is a criminal offence and anyone found engaging in this will be prosecuted accordingly”, he warned.
The statement further said the Kawo weekly market which usually holds every Tuesday in Kaduna North LGA has equally been suspended with immediate effect.