COVID - 19: CRSG to impound vehicle of nose masks defaulters

In a statement signed and released by the Special Adviser to the Governor of Cross River State, defaulters of the executive order regarding the COVID 19 in the state will be made to face the beat.

The statement reads;

Our Ref: GO/PRESS/012/VOL.1/176

April 6, 2020

Press Release

Following the low compliance level with the no mask, no movement order in the state, the state governor, His Excellency, Sir Ben Ayade has issued the following directives:

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

2. Such impounded vehicles, which must be towed to the secretariat of the COVID-19 task force, should only be released after the payment of N300,000 (three hundred thousand naira) fine by the owner of the vehicle

3. That Individuals, no matter their standing in the society, who are found in public without nose masks, should  be arrested on the spot and quarantined for 14 days.

4. All appointees of government, with the exception of the expatriates, performing one function or the other at the Cross River State Garment Factory are hereby relieved of such duties with immediate effect.

5. They are hereby co-opted into the COVID-19 task force.

6. Consequently, Mr Joseph Edet (la shakara) is appointed the acting Managing Director of the Cross River State Garment Factory with immediate effect.

7. Granting of approval  for an open ended order for supply of nose masks by tailors in the state to the garment factory to meet demands

Let us join hands with government to keep the state COVID-19 free

Christian Ita
Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to governor

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