…Says Mission Accomplished
By Boluwaji Obahopo, LOKOJA
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has lifted absolutely the lockdown positioned on Kabba/Bunu communities over the alleged Covid19 index instances in these communities.
The governor assertion got here simply three days into the contact tracing and testing of individuals within the communities began on Tuesday
The governor on Friday stated the aim of the lockdown in these communities had been completed and there’s no have to exhaust the preliminary 14 days lockdown declared on Monday.
Governor Bello maintained that the state remained Covid19 free, stated the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, was taking part in politics with the pandemic in Nigeria.
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“We have collated many samples in the course of the lockdown they usually all returned unfavorable. We have despatched all of the samples to NCDC for additional claims.
“Exercise was concluded inside three days. We have confronted Lassa and yellow fevers outbreak previously and we have now curtailed them efficiently with out making noise about it.
“The mission of locking down the Kabba/Bunu space is already completed. I, subsequently, carry the lockdown instantly. Kabba individuals ought to come out and do their lawful companies.
“I admire everybody concerned as there was no single historical past of molestation from the regulation enforcement companies in the course of the interval of lockdown.
“We have been vindicated by this newest growth that Kogi remained Covid19 free. We haven’t any difficulty to hitch with NCDC, we solely enjoined them to be skilled, and respect their very own rule of engagement.
“You cannot allocate a figure of test not carried out in the state for the state. The NCDC should tell us their political angle so that we can face them politically. They should not politicise everything.”
The governor nevertheless urged individuals of the state to proceed to abide by the protocols regarding Covid19.