The National Association of Ogun State Students (NAOSS) has called on the members of Ogun Assembly who recently returned from foriegn trips to subject themselves to COVID-19 test and to determine their health status.
This is contained in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Wednesday by its National President, Gbemileke Ogunrombi.
He noted that it was important for the lawmakers to submit themselves to the test since the lawmakers had just returned from their trip to the United Kingdom (UK) where the pandemic was ravaging the country.
“The assembly as an arm of government must lead by example and yield to the call of the people of the state by going for COVID-19 test and also subject themselves to isolation until their health status is determined.
“To stop the spread of COVID-19, it is imperative for the lawmakers to go for test and not further increase the tension in the state.
“We want to commend Gov. Dapo Abiodun for its proactiveness in curtailing and containing the spread of the coronavirus in Ogun state.
” The lawmakers should not do anything to jeopardise the efforts of the state government in fighting the deadly virus.
NAOSS national president begged the lawmakers to do the needful, saying that the state should not be thrown into panic.
It was gathered that the lawmakers had on March 13 returned from a trip to the UK .