Plateau state government is considering fresh lockdown of the state


Our reporter in Jos, the Plateau capital reports that due to the increasing number of coronavirus infected persons within the state, and therefore the continued outright disregard for safety protocols on ground, the government has threatened to return the State to the amount of total lockdown to curb the speed of infection within the State.

This government position and decision was made public by the State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Mr Dan Manjang in Jos on yesterday, Monday.

Mr. Manjang further stated that the government has it on sound authority that some worship centres, markets, motor parks, commercial vehicles, tricycles (Keke Napep) are at the forefront of this outright violation of safety laws.

In the light of this, the govt has reacted by saying that it'll not hesitate to bring back the lockdown earlier lifted by the Governor, Simon Lalong because it views with dismay the non-compliance with regards to the wearing of face masks, social distancing, hand washing and therefore the use of sanitisers within the state. Continue Reading

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