How 13 people were killed in Plateau violence - Governor Lalong

Following the reports circulating that Governor of plateau state, Simon Lalong has gone into self-isolation because of allegations tha he was tested positive to coronavirus, the Governor has denied being in hiding place, saying he is “hale and hearty”.
The State Government has also taken further serious actions to ensure safety of the residents, by saying tricycles, taxis and bus commercial operators in the state will now carry one, four and six passengers at a time respectively.
He further stated that as from 29th March, 2020, there will be no movement of vehicle between 6pm to 7am.
This was revealed by the Governor who is the chairman of the State COVID-19 Taskforce, while briefing journalists in Jos the state capital on Saturday.
 Prof. Danladi Atu the Secretary to the Government of the State, said, “The Governor had a few days ago went round to ascertain the preparedness of the isolation centres in the state, so he is hale and hearty.
“So there is no need for such insinuations, because he is fine, and as chairman of this committee he is working round the clock to ensure all that is needed to be done to equipped the state is put in place concerning the coronavirus pandemic ravaging the world.”
He, however, said the order action taken are; “Tricycles will no longer take more than one passenger.
“Saloon cars will only take four passengers including the driver; and buses will only take six passengers.
The Governor said in his statement that the state government has prepared a COVID-19 Eradication Fund, which the organised private sector and well spirited individuals can contribute into.
“The essence is to take care of the vulnerable and some social challenges arising from the situation”.
Meantime, the Governor said, “starting from Sunday 29th March, 2020, there will be no movement of vehicle between 6pm to 7am.
“All people coming into Plateau State should take note of this and prepare their trips to avoid unnecessary inconveniences”, he stressed.
Lalong appealed to the citizenry to corporate with government as its making efforts to protect the lives of the people.
meanwhile the corona virus cases has hit 81 as at the time filing this report.

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