Governor Makinde Flouts Quarantine Act, Attends Occasion A Day After Returning From USJanuary 16, 2021
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has once more breached COVID-19 security protocols by attending a public occasion a day after he returned from america of America.
Makinde was out of Nigeria for about 10 days trip within the U.S. He returned to the state on Tuesday, January 10, 2021.
Only a day after his arrival, the governor was in attendance on the “annual interfaith service” to mark the start of 2021, flouting the quarantine act.
Makinde was speculated to self-isolate for 14 days as stipulated by the act.
Makinde’s spokesman Taiwo Adisa, nevertheless, justified his principal’s motion.
Adisa admitted that travellers used to quarantine for 14 days “however in his personal (Makinde’s) case, he performed COVID-19 check earlier than travelling. He had one other one performed on him in America and even earlier than he entered Nigeria. He’ll do one other one in two weeks.”
“He social-distanced on the occasion and didn’t shake arms. What’s the difficulty with that”, he stated.
This isn’t the primary time the governor would downplay or breach the COVID-19 protocols.
In March 2020, Makinde allowed the South-west zonal unification rally of the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) throughout the warmth of the primary wave, saying there was no coronavirus within the PDP, in contrast to the All Progressives Congress, APC.
He later apologised to the folks holding such an occasion at the moment. The governor examined optimistic for the virus simply days later.
Nigeria is presently witnessing the second wave of the virus outbreak.
Nigerian presently has a complete variety of 103,999 circumstances and 82,555 sufferers have been discharged from hospitals after remedy.