The Katsina Police Command on Wednesday announced the temporary closure of some highways in the state ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit.
This was announced in a statement issued by the command’s spokesman, SP Gambo Isah, in Katsina on Wednesday.
According to the statement, the President is expected in the state on Thursday to inaugurate the Zobe regional water supply project and Tsaskiya road.
It stated that the affected highways are Dutsinma-Kankara and Dutsinma-Tsaskiya will be from 1PM to 6PM on Thursday.
The statement reads: “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.“