Corona Virus: Face Mask Offenders To Pay A Fine Of N300,000.00

By Elijah Ugani – Calabar


The Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, has issued a directives to citizens and resident of the state who refuse to wear face mask .

The directives was contained in a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Publicity, Mr. Christian Ita.

The statement with reference number GO/PRESS/012/Col.1/176. regretted the compliance of wearing of face mask.

The statement reads in part “following the low compliance level with the no mask, no movement order in the state, the Governor, His Excellency Sir Ben Ayade had issued the following directives:

“That security agents should henceforth impound any vehicle carrying passengers who are not wearing nose mask.

“Such impounded vehicles, which must be towed to the secretariat of the Covid 19 Taskforce, should only be released after the payment of N300,000 (Three hundred thousand) naira only by the owner of the vehicle.

“That individuals, no matter their standing in the society, who are found in public without nose masks, should be arrested and quarantine for 14 days”


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