Kaduna Realises N1.9m From Lockdown Violators In 48-hrs



Kaduna State government has said it has realised the sum of N1.9 million within two days, from violators of the lockdown order imposed on the state to curtail the spread of the COVID-19.

The state government, through the Ministry of Justice said 605 culprits were convicted in 2-days for violating the lockdown order adding that, “about N1,909,600 was realized as fines from the convictions and 41 offenders were given community service.”

The Commissioner of Justice and Attorney General, Aisha Dikko, said a breakdown of the offences showed that people were convicted for offenses such as failure to wear face masks in public and violating the restriction of movement order.

The attorney general also warned that violators may equally have their motorcycles, tricycles or motor vehicles impounded and forfeited to the government and restated that, “violation of stay at home order and not wearing face masks attract a fine of N5,000 each.


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