UK visit : Students appeal to Ogun lawmakers to submit themselves to COVID – 19 test


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 .

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