NOA urges community leaders to report influx of strangers to security agents

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NOA

…Charges Oyo residents to take responsibility

By Adeola Badru

TO curtail the continued spread of COVID-19 in Oyo State, the National Orientation Agency, NOA, has called on community leaders in the state located at the boundary areas to take up the responsibility of reporting an influx of strangers in their communities to security agents nearest to them.

The Oyo State director of the agency, Mrs Dolapo Dosumu made the appeal on Saturday in Ibadan, while assessing the level of the pandemic in the state.

She expressed concern about the increase in the migration of people from neighbouring countries into Nigeria through the country’s porous land border, and interstate movement, noting that, if proactive steps were not taken immediately to control the trend, it could lead to increase in the cases of the virus in the state.

Dosumu noted that: “You see at the point at which we are now, we cannot afford to have community transfusion full-blown in Oyo State. And I know that the…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper