Kindly Share This Story:•Bids to control nomadic herdsmen; tasks states on 300-bed ‘holding’ centres •Says fake news distracting fight against COVID-19 •Adds Jack Ma’s donations to Nigeria not contaminated •Oyetola signs Osun Emergency Prevention Regulation •Says violators risk six-month jail term; Atiku’s son speaks from hospital •6 new cases in Osun; tests on Ivory Coast returnees rounds off •Fleeing nurse of Benue index case apprehended, isolated By Peter Duru, Omeiza Ajayi & Shina Abubakar ABUJA — The Federal Government said yesterday that the spike in the number of COVID-19 infections in the country was as a result of the nation’s porous borders, predicting that there could be more infections in the eastern flank of the country as people move on foot across borders. Consequently, government said it would do everything possible to stop cross-border activities of herdsmen who move from other countries into Nigeria. This came on as day Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, signed the Diseases (Emergency Prevention) Regulations 2020 to prevent spread of the virus in the state, which number of infections have spiked in the last 48 hours. The state confirmed six new cases of the virus yesterday. This is even as the young nurse who took… Read full this story
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