COVID-19: Anambra Govt Imposes Curfew, Civil Servants Work From Home

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Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano
COVID-19: Anambra Govt Imposes Curfew, Civil Servants Work From Home - Vantage News Nigeria
Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano

In a bid to help check the spread of COVID-19 virus, the Anambra State government has announced the introduction of curfew in the state.

According to a statement issued by the Secretary to the state government, Professor Solo Chukwulobelu, the curfew which will last from 9pm to 6am daily, will start on Monday, 8th February, 2021 until further notice.

Chukwulobelu added that the state Governor, Willie Obiano has directed that civil servants in the state, from grade level 1 to 12 should work from home until further notice, with immediate effect.

The statement read partly, “The state government has activated and made operational mobile courts to try COVID-19 protocol offenders, beginning from Monday, 8th February, 2021.

“Also, the state COVID-19 Task Force, including the Ministry of Health, and Ministry of Trade and Commerce have been empowered to increase their hospitals and markets surveillance, and to close immediately, any hospital (private and government owned), and markets that do not comply with COVID-19 protocols in their operations.”

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