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COVID-19: 121 violators of face-mask order arrested in Akwa Ibom

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COVID-19: 121 violators of face-mask order arrested in Akwa IbomThe Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested 121 violators of compulsory use of facemasks in public places in the state.

The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), CSP Nudam Fredrick, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday.

He said the action was aimed at curtailing the spread of COVID-19 pandemic, in line with provisions of the Quarantine and Restriction of Movement Regulations 2020.

COVID-19: 121 violators of face-mask order arrested in Akwa Ibom

Fredrick added that the arrested offenders would be arraigned in the special courts established in the three senatorial districts to serve as a deterrent to others and urged the people to always use their facemasks in public places, as the command would continue to prosecute violators.

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