Nasarawa State Government has relaxed lockdown in Karu for Wednesdays and Saturdays. This was contained in a Proclamation No. 3 2020, to check the spread of the coronavirus pandemic signed by Governor Abdullahi Sule on Thursday evening in Lafia.
The proclamation said that: “That the cessation of human and vehicular movement and total lockdown of Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State shall continue, except on Wednesdays and Saturdays between the hours of 10:00am to 2:00pm to enable the residents to purchase essential commodities in shops within their neighborhoods and not beyond. “The ease of restriction in Karu during the stated hours does not affect markets; all markets are to remain closed.
“The curfew imposed in all Urban Areas of the State between the hours of 8:00pm and 6:00am daily shall continue.”