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Katsina govt exempts sale of small ruminants from containment order

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Rayyan Alhassan is a graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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The Katsina State Government has directed that small ruminants such as goats and sheep should not be affected by the recent security containment order in the state.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, SP Gambo Isah, announced this in a statement issued to newsmen on Tuesday in Katsina.

“His Excellency has directed that small animals such as goats and sheep should not be affected by the containment order as earlier envisaged.

“Therefore, the Chairman of the Committee, Commissioner of Police, Katsina State Command, CP Sanusi Buba, has also directed all DPOs (Divisional Police Officers) to allow the sale of that category of animals in markets all over the state.

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“This is for the information and guidance of the enforcement committee and all stakeholders,” according to the police’s spokesperson.

Governor Aminu Masari recently signed a Security Containment order that banned the sale of cattle in markets in the state.


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