Tuesday, 12 May 2020

El-Rufai says KDSG will no longer offer the option of quarantine for persons traveling illegally

KDSG will no longer offer quarantine for persons traveling illegally- Elrufai


Kaduna State governor , Nasir El-Rufai has said that fifty travel ban violators have been quarantined for 14 days , but however , KDSG will no longer offer the option of quarantine for persons traveling illegally. Federal and state regulation prohibit all non-essential travels . All person are expected to stay out where ever the are .


Photo from the virtual meeting
In series of tweets , the governors wrote ;
With the the exception of person on essential duty , anybody attempting to enter Kaduna state will henceforth be turned back and compelled to return to their points of departure. Employees of the FG and ohh th we state governments that are not on essential duty should desist from breaking the ban on intestate travel . KDSG officials on enforcement duty have noticed many FG staff on the road , traveling with their families and friends for non-essential reasons .
Such person ought to set an example of compliance with regulations , including the national prohibition of interstate travel imposed by Preaident Muhammadu Buhari . FG vehicles , IDs and uniforms should not be used to violate state regulations or to assume immunity from them .
The standing committee also appealed to all Kaduna state residents to cooperate with health officials whenever they are required to be tested for Covid19 , provide contacts details or to submit for isolation for treatment , if they test positive.
It is a violation of the law and infectious disease regulations for anyone to seek to evade testing or treatment, Persons who knowingly place other people in danger of infection or avoid testing and treatment are liable to prosecution for endangering public safety .

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