By Our Reporter.
The Executive Chairman of Lafia Local Government Council who double as ALGON Chairman of Nasarawa State, Hon. Aminu Muazu Maifata has ordered the closure of all Motor Parks in Lafia except the new Lafia Motor along Makurdi road to guard against the spread of the deadly Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic.
Hon. Maifata made this known during critical security meeting with all the Security Agencies and Leaders of NURTW at his office in Lafia Local Government Council Secretariat. He further directed that all Taxi operators and passengers must under go temperature test and have their hands wash with hand sanitizer before boarding, adding that Lafia Local Government will provide the sanitizers and testing kits. Hon. Maifata also directed all relevant officials to ensure immediate compliance and arrest defaulters.
Responding, the Chairman of NURTW Alhaji Aliyu Nda expressed their readiness to complies with the government directives to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic. He appealed to the authority of Lafia LGC to allow them to operate two garages so as to avoid conjunction hence the need for social distance.
The ALGON Chairman alongside his deputy Hajiya Hafsat Abdullahi and their entourage also paid visit to the Motor Park along Makurdi road to make sure that all necessary steps have been taken to ensure compliance.