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Wednesday, May 06, 2020

Abia Gov Ikpeazu Locks Down Borders Over Fear Of Influx Of Almajiri's...

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu on Tuesday, May 5; mandated the total lockdown of the state’s borders based on the intel that a group of almajiris were planning to move into the state within 24 hours.





The governor directed “all security agencies in the state; especially those posted to inter-state boundary communities, members of the State and LGAs enforcement task force teams; as well as the inter-ministerial committee on COVID-19, to ensure that within this period of the subsisting border closure necessitated by the coronavirus pandemic; no individual or group is allowed to enter the state, aside from those duly exempted, from any other part of the country.”

This was contained in a statement issued by Ikpeazu via the Commissioner for Information, John Okiyi Kalu.

“The Governor also directs men and officers of the State Homeland Security Ministry to deploy immediately to relevant inter-state boundary communities; to ensure there is no unauthorized entry.

“We wish to reemphasize that traditional rulers and TC Chairmen of inter-state boundary communities will be held responsible and sanctioned for any such unauthorized entry into the state.

“All necessary lawful measures must be taken to stop the entry of not only the almajiris; but also other unlawful migrants into the state till the FG-backed inter-state border closure regulation put in place to control the spread of COVID-19 from one state to another is lifted,” the statement reads.
from 1st news.

17 comments:

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    1. Nice one Okezie... But pls pay us our salary.. It is almost a year now.. I am so grieved of what u are putting my family into.
      I dont want to curse u... mba, I won't do it. But God will judge u.

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    2. This people are funny with this boarder lockdown because people still come in from different states.my cousins came in from warrior yesterday and said the driver kept on giving money to the police men.

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    3. Prettyface..what is your cosuins looking for travelling up and down? That is how they will catch the virus and spread it

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    4. It is too late! Yesterday,I witnessed 4 truck loaded with almajiris and cows cross all borders (enugu -imo, imo- Abia). Ps. I crossed bcos I was on essential duties oh!

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  2. They will still enter. Most of the officers are their brothers.

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  3. Abia!!!! Akuko Mike Ejeagha!!!!
    They full ground already.
    People from Kano are very much around buying and loading shoe parts back to kano.

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  4. It's a nice move at this period of pandemic.

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  5. He's just knowing now????

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  6. That's if they won't collect bribes and allow passage of individuals.
    Nigeria my country.

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  7. These guys should just stay in their states.I dont understand this movements especially during this period.One can easily see that they are flagrantly violating the inter-state travel ban and also the social distancing directive.Why have their respective state governors rejected them?Abeg,if they succeed in making their way into the state,which is highly probable,they should be gathered together and bundled back.Which kind wahala be dis?

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  8. But people still find their way in.

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  9. This Alamajiri should even try to stay one place. Moving upandown and causing problems.what for

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  10. Good one, why are they migrating to the east
    to do what exactly.

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