Benue index Coronavirus case cries out, says she’s being detained by the FG


Benue index Coronavirus case cries out, says she

Mrs. Susan Okpe, who the Benue State government named as the first Coronavirus case in Benue State, has gone on social media to call for help while claiming she’s being detained by the FG.


The London based woman, in a new video shared online, accused the Federal Government of keeping her for treatment against her will.


Recall that on March 28, Governor Samuel Ortom in line with the advice of members of the Benue Action Committee on COVID-19 made public the name and test result of the index case.  


It was announced that she arrived the state from London for a burial ceremony and had sought medical attention at a private hospital in Makurdi, after falling ill. Her health condition was said to have attracted the attention of the Benue COVID-19 committee, which subjected her to test by National Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, that allegedly confirmed she was COVID-19 positive.


However, Mrs Okpe insisted at the time that she was not sick (read here). She was later moved…

Source: Linda Ikeji