The Katsina Police Command said on Wednesday that it is closing some major roads ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the state on Thursday.
The state’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah, said in a statement that the move is part of security measures to ensure the safety of the president.
The statement read, “The Katsina State Police Command wishes to inform the general public that President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, will arrive Katsina on 15th July, 2021 for the commissioning of Zobe Regional Water Supply Project and newly built Tsaskiya road, Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State.
“In view of the above, the Command wishes to announce the temporary closure of Dutsinma–Kankara road, Dutsinma-Tsaskiya road and other adjoining roads to the venue of the two events on 15th July, 2021 from 13:00hrs – 18:00hrs.
“Members of the public, especially commuters, herders, pedestrians and cyclists are hereby directed to use alternative roads.“