The task force apprehended 43 travellers for violating the ban recently placed on interstate movement by President Muhammadu Buhari to curb the further spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.
43 night travellers sneaking out from Kano, Niger, and Benue States has been arrested in Abuja.
They were arrested while sneaking into Abuja by officials of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) Enforcement Team on Night Movement Restriction.
The chairman of the enforcement team, Ikharo Attah, disclosed the development on Wednesday in Abuja.
Attah said the defaulters were apprehended at the popular AYA Roundabout in Asokoro District of the FCT.
“Some of the FCT bound passengers, including a woman and her two children, came in from Benue State inspite of the night curfew imposed by President Muhammadu Buhari many persons are still adamant on breaking the order.”