Governor Willie Obiano Announces The Daily Shutting Down Of Anambra State For 9-Hours, To Reduce The Spread Of Covid-19

The Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, has announced the imposition of a 9-hour curfew in the State, to help reduce the spread of Covid-19 in the State.

Page 36 gathered that the curfew will run from 9pm to 6am daily, from Monday, 8th February, 2021, until further notice.

The State has lately been posting very high number of Covid-19 positive cases, and has severally come directly before Lagos State, which is the epicenter of the pandemic in Nigeria.

The Secretary to the Anambra State Government, Professor Solo Chukwulobelu, who disclosed the announcement as instructed by the State Governor, said: “His Excellency, Governor Willie Obiano, has directed that Civil Servants in the State, from grade level 1 to 12, should work from home until further notice, with immediate effect.

“The State Government has activated and made operational Mobile Courts to try Covid-19 protocal offenders, beginning from Monday, 8th February, 2021.

“Also, the State Covid-19 Task Force, including the Ministry of Health, and Ministry of Trade and Commerce, have been empowered to increase their hospitals and markets surveillance, and to close immediately any hospital (private and government owned), and markets that do not comply with Covid-19 protocols in their operations.”

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