The minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has threatened to declare another round of lockdown in the territory if residents continue to ignore adherence to health protocols as second wave of Coronavirus surfaces.
The minister, who spoke today, December 14, at an emergency stakeholders’ review meeting on the second wave of coronavirus pandemic, expressed worry over non compliance of residents to Coronavirus safety protocol.
Musa Bello noted that the second wave of the virus has become deadlier as lives are already being lost even as he called on the residents to adhere to all protocols stipulated to prevent the the spread of the virus.
He asked them to maintain social distancing, wash their hands and wear face masks, warning that declaring another round of lockdown will be detrimental to the city’s economy.
The FCT Emergency Stakeholders’ Review Meeting is coming at the heel of the death of Leadership Newspaper publisher, Sam Nda Isaiah who died of complications from Coronavirus.