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Following the report of two index cases of Coronavirus in Kogi State by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has declared a total lockdown in Kabba/Bunu Local Government of the state.

The lockdown, according to the governor while briefing the press on Monday morning, will last for two weeks.

It will start from 12 am midnight of June 2nd to 15th June, 2020.

This, according to the governor will allow for testing and contact tracing of the individuals that had contact with the index cases.

The governor in his address described the action as painful, urging residents in the local government to abide by the directive.

He maintained his earlier position that there is no coronavirus in Kogi State.

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