Covid-19: Oyo Police Arrest 20 Abidjan Returnees

Commissioner of Police in Oyo state, Mr Shina Olukolu has called on the people of the state not to panic on the arrest of twenty Abidjan returnees intercepted yesterday evening (Wednesday 22nd April) on Lagos-Ibadan expressway.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi affirmed this in an interview with Radio Nigeria.

Mr. Fadeyi said the arrested people have been transferred to Covid-19 test center in Adamasingba, Ibadan for testing before they could be released.

He said the people were coming from, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire despite the curfew and lockdown in the country to curtail the spread of Coronavirus.

The police spokesman, therefore, allayed the fear of residents of Oyo State as the police command was on top of the situation and called for their continuous support by giving out useful information.

Rasheedah Makinde

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