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Kogi State Government Orders Lockdown of Kabba LGA_Ada Nkong

The Governor of Kogi state has ordered a lockdown in Kabba local government area where the Chief Imam reportedly died of Covid-19.

A statement signed by the chief press secretary, Onogwu Galactic us says the lockdown will last two weeks and palliatives will be distributed.

The statement is as seen below.

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

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

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

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

Onogwu Galacticus
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor.

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