2ND WAVE OF COVID-19: FG Threatens Lockdown, if residents continue to ignore adherence to health protocols

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The FCT minister Mohammed Bello has warned that the second wave of covid-19 may have hit the federal capital territory.

For this reason, the minister says the FCT Administration may be constrained to declare another round of  lockdown if residents continue to ignore adherence to health protocols.

The FCT minister, said this on Monday at the FCT emergency stakeholders’ review meeting on the 2nd wave of covid-19 pandemic.

While decrying the non compliance of residents to COVID-19 safety protocol, Bello noted that the 2nd wave of the virus has become deadlier as lives are already being lost to the  pandemic in the territory.

He called on FCT residents to adhere to all protocols stipulated to prevent the the spread of COVID-19 virus by maintaining social distancing, washing their hands and wearing of face masks even as he warned that declaring another round of lockdown will be deterimental to the city’s economy.

The FCT Emergency Stakeholders’ Review Meeting is coming at the heel of the death of Leadership Newspaper publisher, Sam Nda Isaiah who died of comlications from COVID-19.

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