Mining Activities Suspended On Plateau

Plateau State Governor and Chairman Northern States Governors Forum, Barrister Simon Lalong


Sequel to the recent outbreak of CoronaVirus otherwise known as COVID-19 which resulted in the loss of many lives around the globe and Nigeria inclusive, governments at all levels are taking steps to curtail its spread among citizens.

The authorities of Barkin Ladi Local Government Council  of Plateau State is expressing its solidarity with the measures so far taken by Plateau State Government.

Accordingly  henceforth, only traders selling food items and pharmaceutical stores are allowed to operate within towns,  villages and markets.  

Also all forms of mining activities are hereby suspended until further notice. 

By this, trading activities in Barikin Ladi and other markets within the locality from Saturday 28th March are suspended,  only food item will be allowed.  

Consequently, all shop owners in the streets,  towns and villages within the area are to comply with the order and lock their businesses. 

In the event that any individual exhibits any symptoms such as cough, fever, and difficulty in breathing, they should immediately call the following emergency toll free numbers to report:0703-286-4444;0803-542-27110806-548-64160803-577-9917.

“Similarly, all citizens are urged to cooperate with security operatives to ensure compliance please,” Barrister Ezekiel Mandyou management committee chairman Barikin ladi LGC said.


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