People without Face Masks Risk Arrest, Forced Isolation – Akeredolu
In Ondo State, violators of compulsory wearing of face masks in the public are to be arrested and kept in isolation for fourteen days.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu who announced this in Akure, maintained that such persons would be responsible for their upkeep while in isolation.
He spoke at the launch and distribution to citizens, locally-made face masks produced by the state government.
Governor Akeredolu disclosed that in recognition of the fact that putting on the face masks was one of the preventive measures for Covid-19, the government would enforce its use among the populace to check the spread of the disease.
He mentioned that the government had embarked on the production of hundreds of thousands of additional face masks for the use of all residents.