The Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki made this announcement during the COVID-19 response team briefing at the government house in Benin City, the Edo State capital.
“Following a review of the recent developments in the fight against the spread of COVID__19 , I have extended the dusk-to-dawn curfew in EdoState for the next 14 days, but with some alterations to the timing.
“The curfew would now be from 8pm to 6am daily,” Obaseki posted on his official Twitter handle.
The governor also declared one Amaka Okoro wanted for absonding after testing positive for COVID-19.
He urged anyone with useful information to contact relevant authorities. “One Mrs. Amaka Okoro, who tested positive for COVIDー19 , is wanted for treatment.
She is a nursing mother, who has a baby that is already coughing. She lives at 2 Atoe Idubor Str, off 2nd Ugbor, Benin City.
“She has been unreachable since her results returned positive. “Mrs. Okoro poses a threat to herself, the baby and the general public.
Anyone with useful information on her whereabouts should please contact the relevant health and security agencies,” Obaseki said.