Coronavirus: Gov Ugwuanyi monitors land boundaries, 150 passengers intercepted


The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the state government land limits conclusion and between state transportation limitation mandates were among other careful steps intended to contain the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the state.

Ugwuanyi checked exercises and consistence with the between state travel limitations at the Enugu State-Benue State and Enugu State-Kogi State land limits.

The senator, in any case, charged security organizations on the job to uphold all out limitations aside from those on fundamental obligations.

“I should compliment you on your endeavors up until now, however we need an aggregate and water-tight lockdown of this land limits, from now on, with the exception of those on basic obligations,” he charged joint security group at the Obollo Afor end of the state.

In a related turn of events, troop of Nigerian Army, at its checkpoint in Nsukka, blocked more than 30 vehicles stacked with travelers numbering around 150, who were going through the state.

As indicated by a state government official, who talked on state of namelessness, the caught travelers were thus accompanied out of the state back to where they were coming from by the military with the help of the police.

He said that a portion of the travelers, who were from the North, as indicated by the security authorities on the job, camouflaged and secured themselves with sacks of nourishment things, which are permitted into the state as fundamental wares.

“One of the caught travelers, who just gave his name as Peter, originating from Benue State, uncovered that they trekked from the state land limit in Amalla to Obollo Afor in Udenu Local Government Area, where they boarded transport to their goals.

“Different travelers from Port Harcourt going to the North uncovered that they went through Bonny River to cross Rivers State’s property limits to have the option to board transports through Enugu State, to their goals.

“Every one of them focused on that they are burning to come back to their local homes and face the intrinsic difficulties occasioned by COVID-19,” the authority said.