Protest rocks Gombe Community as COVID-19 Patients decry ill-treatment

Tue May 5th, 2020 - Borno

There is pandemonium in Kwadon Community as COVID-19 patients at isolation facility in Kwadon community, Yamaltu Deba Local Government Area (LGA) of Gombe on Tuesday forced their way out of the facility to protest over the ill treatments by the state government and the COVID-19 Taskforce.

Our correspondent learnt that nearly 20 patients took over the Federal highway linking Gombe state to Biu community in Borno state.

The patients were said to be protesting over improper care which according to them had worsen their medical condition within the isolation facilities and as such would prefer to get outside for self-medication and proper care.




source: Guardian