Niger Governor Abubakar Bello has declared the total lockdown of Niger State from Monday April 13th.
This is coming on the heels of the discovery of the first COVID-19 case in the state.
The case, according to the Commissioner of Health, Dr. Muhammad Maikusidi, came from Limawa Area in Minna.
The Governor directed the State COVID-19 taskforce to isolate the area for 14 days.
The Governor also stated that all religious activities should remain suspended till further notice.