COVID-19: ANSG Announces Closure of Onitsha Head Bridge

Anambra State Government (ANSG) Public Service Announcement on Closure of Land Boarders, Most especially the Onitsha Head Bridge as from Sunday 29th March, 2020 Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic.

This is to notify Ndi Anambra and motorists in the state, and those wishing to pass through Anambra state that the Government of Delta state has announced closure of all its land borders with effect from Sunday, 29th of March, 2020.

Motorists are advised not to travel through the Niger Bridge Head, Onitsha to avoid putting pressure on the bridge. Motorists will not be able to drive into Delta state as a result of the border closure order in place.

The government of Anambra state is also announcing the closure of Onitsha Head bridge with immediate effect to discourage vehicles queuing up on the bridge. The security agencies are hereby directed to enforce this.

Motorists should also note that the government of Enugu state has announced the closure of its land borders with effect from Tuesday, March 31, 2020.

Only vehicles transporting food items and medicines will be allowed passage.

SEE ALSO: ANSG Shuts Down Public, Private Schools Over COVID-19 Pandemic.

The government of Anambra state hereby reiterates its earlier directive for people to stay at home and observe strictly the coronavirus advisory and directives earlier issued.

Announcer Professor Solo Chukwulobelu
Secretary to the State Government,
Anambra State
Sunday, 29th March, 2020