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LOCKDOWN COURT SENTENCES 8 VIOLATORS TO 7-DAY COMMUNITY SERVICE IN ILORIN

Post Office during the lock-down


By Issa Saliu.


A Mobile Court sitting in Ilorin the Kwara State Capital on Tuesday sentenced eight violators to one week community service for violating the state government’s stay-at-home order to curb the spread of Covid-19 virus in the state.


The convicts are: Bukola Popoola, Sharradeen Balogun, Dr. Moses Issac, Ibrahim Salami, Saheed Ayuba, Samuel Fadare, Taofeeq Muritala and Alli Abubakar.


The violators were divided into two groups.

The first group, according to the judgment delivered by Chief Magistrate Bio Saliu, were to sweep from Tipper garage to Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) headquarters, Ilorin.

The other group are to sweep the street beginning from Maraba to Government Secondary School roundabout, Ilorin.

Meanwhile, residents of the state have remained indoors as a result of the conviction of some residents for contravening the government’s stay-at-home order.

A visit by our reporter to some if the major areas Ilorin on Tuesday showed that the residents have adherent strictly to the order at the Places visited.

They include  Isale-Aluko, Isale-Maliki, Opo-Malu, Okelele, Islae-bani, Itaamo, Itakure, Adeta, Surulere, Agbo-oba and Sanni-okin among others.

Emir's road during the lock-down

One of the residents, Mallam Saheed Sodiq who  spoke with our reporter  to said that the state government should improve on the distribution of palliatives so as to cushion the effect of the lockdown order.

He also called on the government to continue to embark more on sensitization on how the coronavirus pandemic could be avoided to remain  contracted and save.
LOCKDOWN COURT SENTENCES 8 VIOLATORS TO 7-DAY COMMUNITY SERVICE IN ILORIN Reviewed by nationalmoonlight on April 22, 2020 Rating: 5

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