The Gamgwari made this known while speaking to journalists at his palace in Ganye.

He said going by the high figure of COVID19 pandemic in Cameroon he had ordered the total closure of all markets especially the ones at the borders and the popular International Cattle markets in Ganye which usually attracts many from neighboring countries and states.

The Ganye chiefdom comprises three Local Government Areas(LGA) namely Ganye, Jada, and Toungo located in the southern part of the state, which all share boundaries with Cameroon republic.

Sanda who is a first-class chief and chairman of the Ganye traditional council with 18 districts under his watch said he has directed all his district heads, village heads to ensure total compliance of government circular that all border markets should be shutdown.

“l was told that some of these defaulters usually trek through footpath into Ganye, l have deployed Vigilante and hunters to these areas to stop them from coming into my chiefdom ā€

The traditional ruler said people should take the issue of the COVID-19 seriously and take precautions to avoid contracting the virus. “This pandemic of COVID19 is not a joke, therefore all hands must be on deck to prevent the spread of the disease. I have been sensitizing our people round the chiefdom using their native dialect to make them understand the gravity of the pandemic and the total compliance with government directives as preventive measures in curtailing the spread ā€ he said.