Breaking: Governor Bello Ordered 14 days Total Lockdown of some LGA in Kogi State over covid-19 Controversy


Kogi State Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello has ordered total Lockdown of Kaba-Bunu Local Government Area (LGA) of Kogi State over coronavirus controversy.

The Statement signed by Onogwu Muhammed, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, on the 1st of June 2020, reveal that the lockdown will commenced from 12am 2nd of June 2020.

During the lockdown, the Governor order that palliative should be distributed house to house to easy hardship during the lockdown.

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"Following the alleged and controversial COVID-19 index case in Kogi State, Governor Yahaya Bello in a state broadcast on Monday, 1st of June, 2020, has Ordered 14 days ABSOLUTE Lockdown of Kabba-Bunu LGA of the State effective from 12 midnight June 2nd.

During The Lockdown , there shall be no house to house movement within the local government area

Street movement is completely prohibited within the local government area for the period

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Palliative should be distributed house to house within the local government area

Contact tracing should be carried out house to house to identify those who might have made contact with the alleged Kogi COVID-19 index persons; the Chief Imam of Kabba and his Son within the local government area

The Kogi State incident management team should continue to thoroughly carry out the contact tracing

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The contact tracing and enforcement of the lock down order shall be fully covered by the mainstream media

Health workers who might have made contact with the alleged index case should proceed on self-isolation

All security agencies in the state are to enforce total compliance with the lock down order

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All citizens and residents of the state should continue to adhere to the NCDC guideline as the state still remain COVID-19 free." The Statement read.

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