The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor in a statement said: ”From 11 pm today, (Wednesday, April 22, 2020) Balaifi town bordering Lamurde Local Government Area of Adamawa state, Amache/Bachama town bordering Shongom Local Government Area of Gombe State and Jeb-Jeb town bordering Wase Local Government Area of Plateau State will be shut with security agents deployed there to ensure strict enforcement.”

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The reason for the closure of the borders within the state is as a result of the confirmed cases for the deadly coronavirus pandemic hitting harder in the country.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control disclosed that there are 782 confirmed cases of #COVID19 reported in Nigeria, 197 people discharged and 26 death has been recorded.