COVID-19 lockdown: Gov. Ugwuanyi orders Council Chairmen, Neighborhood Watch, Youths to man land limits

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Following reports that people on unimportant obligations have kept on crossing the limits of Enugu State “with the implied help of some deceitful people” Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has coordinated all the 17 Local Government Council Chairmen “to prepare all Development Center Administrators, Councilors, Traditional Rulers and Presidents General of Communities just as Neighborhood Watch Groups and Youth Leaders inside their purview to man the fringes of their nearby Government Council Areas that are touching with different States”.

Day by day POST reports that regardless of the State government’s COVID-19 Containment Order (Executive Order No. 1 of 2020) individuals have been sneaking into Enugu from different States.

In an announcement marked by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof. Simon Uchenna Ortuanya, the representative additionally coordinated the Council Chairmen “to liaise with the individuals from National Union of Road Transport Workers, Association of Tricycle Riders Transport Union and Okada Riders Union to guarantee that expecting travelers past Enugu State are not permitted to board vehicles in Motor Parks inside their locale”.

Prof. Ortuanya included that “they are to guarantee that travelers passed on from outside the state are not permitted to land inside their Local Government Council Areas”, revealing that “the vehicles of failing administrators will be seized and given over to law authorization specialists for suitable activity”.

Taking note of that “this condemnable direct” bargains the ebb and flow endeavors of the Enugu State Government to contain the desolating Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the announcement expressed that “the outskirt control exercises in all Local Government Council Areas in Enugu State that are coterminous with different states will be strengthened at evening, which is the time the majority of the infractions happen”.

The announcement cautioned that “any individual or gathering discovered supporting and abetting the illicit navigate through Enugu State fringes will be captured and given over to security organizations for arraignment”.

The SSG called attention to that these choices were in facilitation of Gov. Ugwuanyi’s assurance “as ever to contain the spread of the disease in Enugu State and shield the occupants from avoidable dismalness and mortality”.

Full content of the announcement peruses:

“It has gone to the information on Enugu State Government that regardless of the COVID–19 Containment Order – Executive Order No.1 of 2020 in power in Enugu State, which in addition to other things, forces interstate development limitation, people with unimportant crucial kept on navigating the outskirts of Enugu State with the implied help of some corrupt people.

“This condemnable direct trade offs the ebb and flow Enugu State Government’s exertion at the control of this desolating Coronavirus Disease (COVID – 19) pandemic.

“His Excellency, the Governor of Enugu State, decided as ever to contain the spread of this disease in Enugu State and shield the inhabitants from avoidable dreariness and mortality, thus further requests as follows:

“All Local Government Council Chairmen are to assemble all Development Center Administrators, Councilors, Traditional Rulers and Presidents General of Communities just as Neighborhood Watch Groups and Youth Leaders inside their ward to man the outskirts of their nearby Government Council Areas that are touching with different States.

“All Local Government Council Chairmen are to liaise with the individuals from National Union of Road Transport Workers, Association of Tricycle Riders Transport Union and Okada Riders Union inside their ward to guarantee that planning travelers past Enugu State are not permitted to board vehicles in Motor Parks inside their purview.

“In like way, they are to guarantee that travelers passed on from outside the state are not permitted to land inside their Local Government Council Areas. Tlohe vehicle of failing administrators will be seized and given over to law implementation operators for suitable activity.

“The outskirt control exercises in all Local Government Council Areas in Enugu State that are coterminous with different states will be increased at evening time during which a large portion of the infractions happen.

“Any individual or gathering found supporting and abetting the illicit navigate through Enugu State fringes will be captured and given over to Security Agencies for arraignment.”

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