Northern Governors have spoke to the government again for alleviation for the locale which as per them, has around 54 percent of the complete COVID-19 cases recorded in the nation.
The intrigue was made in a report gave after the Northern States Governors Forum held a video chat on Wednesday May 20. Simon Lalong, director of the gathering and legislative head of Plateau state managed the gathering.
The Governors who uncovered that they have recorded “obvious” progress in the migration of Almajiri children to their home states, said they followed set down convention for “profiling, isolating, testing, transportation, giving and taking over just as reintegration”.
The report peruses to some extent;
“The Governors also maintained their earlier decision to purchase COVID-19 Mobile Testing Vans which have already been ordered to boost testing of more citizens especially in the rural areas.
“On enforcing closure of inter-state boundary roads, the Northern Governors again expressed disappointment that despite several measures taken, including Presidential orders, there are still violations where people move from one State to another through compromise and use of illegal routes.
“The forum resolved to continue their appeal to the Federal Government for support to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, as the northern region now has about 54% of the national cases and 70 percent of new infections.”
As at May 20, Nigeria has recorded 6,677 cases of the disease; 1,840 patients have been discharged, while 200 have died.