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District pictures of lockdown aimed at stopping the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Kaduna , Nigeria

A view of the deserted city of Kaduna after the addition of  the 30 day lockdown imposed in the state to stop the spread of corona virus in the state. Kaduna state first declared a partial lockdown in the state.



Governor El Rufai announced that all  civil servants from level 1 to 12 are to comply with the stay-at-home order for the next 30 days, effective from March 24. The also ban all public gathering in the state and added that, only traders selling food and medicines are permitted to open their shops. Essential service providers in the health, security and emergency sector are also excluded from the lockdown.


Kaduna State government extended the lockdown by 30 days "The governor’s decision follows a recommendation to that effect by the State Standing Committee on COVID-19, which is chaired by the deputy governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe. The lockdown was  effective from today, 26th April 2020.


As part of effort to enforce the the lockdown imposed in the state , Kaduna state also setup it own mobile court to  prosecute lockdown violators, and also has announced the closure of all the major markets in the state.


All to efforts put in place to prevent the spread of the virus in the state are been compromised by people with travel history and some truck drivers who bridge interstate travel ban and  smuggling people into the , in a recent report, 

The states governor announced that  most of the covid 19 patients in the state are almagiris returnees from Kano.



Kaduna state with the population estimated to be over 6 million people, havd been placed on lockdown for over two months, to stop the spread of the virus in the state. I hope that all the efforts made will not be in vein.

With the lockdown still active in the state ,Kaduna state has recorded 95 total numbers of Confirmed cases,14  Recovered and 1 Deaths

Pictures of lockdown









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