Governor Hope Uzodinma Orders Total Lockdown Of Imo To Prevent Spread Of Coronavirus

1 month ago by: success Xenab
(m) at 28-03-2020 10:27PM (1 month ago)

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Imo Governor, Hope Uzodinma ordered that all markets be closed indefinitely and also prohibited all forms of marriage ceremonies.

Uzodinma gave the order in a state broadcast on Saturday in Owerri in order to prevent spread of coronavirus.

Governor Hope Uzodimma announced the ban in a broadcast, ordering all markets closed indefinitely and prohibiting all forms of marriage ceremonies, burials, gathering in places of worships.

The ban also extends to open evangelism and crusades.

Boundaries into Imo will be barricaded and travellers into the state must be cleared by health officials at the checkpoints.

Civil and public servants in the state, except those on approved essential duties, are to stop work immediately.

And a combined team of military, police and other security agencies will deploy to ensure residents comply with the directives.

Uzodimma admitted the new measures would cause inconveniences or hardship but they were inevitable to fight against Covid-19.

The governor assured the people that the state was ready for any emergency as according to him, “a team of specialist doctors are now on ground and well equipped to handle any emergency just in case the virus finds its way into the state.”

maizaxx (m) at 28-03-2020 11:27PM
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Hmm. I thought the man told us it will not happen in Abia! So why is he being worried over nothing?
Boi2Man (m) at 29-03-2020 02:23AM
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Quote from: maizaxx on 28-03-2020 11:27PM
Hmm. I thought the man told us it will not happen in Abia! So why is he being worried over nothing?

Do read at all or you just don’t understand when you read? The last time I check Imo and Abia are different states
Boi2Man (m) at 29-03-2020 02:25AM
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And you mr man, how do you plan to aid the citizens financially to cushion the effect of statewide lockdown