Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has signed an executive Order banning the movement of motorcycles from seven in the evening to six in the morning the state.
The order comes into effect from Monday next week.
Briefing newsmen at the Government House in Katsina, the State Commissioner of Justice, Ahmed Elmarzuq, explained that the measure became necessary in view of the rising spate of kidnappings in most parts of the state.
He however pointed out that security operatives were exempted from the order, in view of the essential nature of their duty.
The Attorney-General urged people of the state to bear the temporary inconvenience which is a measure to restore security, and safety of lives and property in the state.
Cases of kidnapping were more rampant in Dutsinma, Malumfashi, and Jibia Local Government Areas of the state.