Ekiti Government To Prosecute Soldier’s Wife For Importing Coronavirus From Katsina State
Ekiti State Government said it will prosecute a soldier’s wife who came into the state from Katsina State with coronavirus despite the lockdown order and prohibition of inter-state movement.
The Commissioner for Health, Dr Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, said on Wednesday that the woman who came to visit her husband had committed an offence and would face prosecution.
“Though it was the husband who alerted us, it is an offence against the state and the Ministry of Justice will take appropriate actions against her at the right time,” Yaya-Kolade said.
She said the woman’s husband who was her only main contact had been quarantined for 14 days in line with the World Health Organisation guidelines.
The state government also said it had arrested 10 people and had kept them in quarantine following measures to prevent coronavirus spread in the state.
KanyiDaily recalls that Ekiti Government appointed man in a trending video, who rejected his son for for breaking the coronavirus lockdown rule.
The viral video that shows a man insisting that his son, who returned to Ekiti from a Lagos trip, must be isolated for 14 days before he would be allowed into his house.