Nasarawa government tracks, returns 4 escapees to quarantine centre

Mon May 4th, 2020 - Bauchi

The Nasarawa State Government says it has tracked and returned four women who escaped from the quarantine centre at the Nasarawa State Polytechnic, Lafia.

Dr Emmanuel Akabe, Deputy Governor of the state who doubled as State Taskforce on COVID-19, disclosed this on Monday in Lafia while briefing newsmen on the update of the their activities to contain the spread of the virus in the state.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the women had escaped from the quarantine centre on Sunday during a protest over alleged poor feeding and neglect by the state government.

Those quarantined include over 200 travellers from high risk states as well as returnee Quranic education pupils (Almajirai) from Bauchi State.




source: Guardian