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NEWS Quick Update:- Peace and Security Dimensions of Inter-State Movement of Persons Amid COVID-19 In Nigeria

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Despite the inter-state border closure put in place by Federal and State Governments as part of precautionary measures to curb the transmission of COVID-19 across States, there have been reports of violations in defiance to these directives.

Between May 21- 23, 2020, over 145 vehicles and trucks on non-essential duties were intercepted at border areas of Enugu and Kano States for violating the inter-state travel ban7. Other States including Katsina, Kaduna, Ekiti, Rivers, Sokoto, Cross River, Lagos, Ogun, Nassarawa, Kwara, Edo, Oyo, Enugu, Abia, Benue, Plateau, Delta, Kogi, Kano, Ondo, Osun, Abuja-FCT and Akwa-Ibom also intercepted vehicles and trucks with several persons disguised and trafficked in these trucks arrested.

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