As Muslims in Nigeria await the celebration of the Eid-el-Fitr during the weekend to mark the end of Ramadan, the governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai has stated that he would personally patrol the Kaduna -Kano borders on Sallah day to ensure that no one from Kano enters Kaduna state during the celebration in order to prevent a COVID-19 surge in Kaduna State.
According to 1knews reports, the governor made this statement during a live chat with selected radio stations in the state on Tuesday. He said; “I will ensure that I personally visit and patrol the Kaduna-Kano borders on Sallah day and I will remain there from morning till night to see who will dare enter Kaduna State. I will not leave there until late at night.
“We have tried everything but the security agents have not been cooperating. We have heard of instances where commercial drivers and others pay them to come into Kaduna ”