Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has announced the reintroduction of curfew in the state, to help check the spread of second wave of COVID-19 virus in the state.
The governor also reactivated mobile court in the state to try COVID-19 protocol offenders .
According to the Secretary to Anambra State government, Prof. Solo Chukwulobelu, the curfew starts on Monday, 8th February 2021, will last from 9pm to 6am daily, until further notice.
He said the curfew is one of the preventive measures to checkmate the spread of the virus in the state .
He said that Obiano had directed that civil servants in the state below level 12 should work from home until further notice, with immediate effect.
He said the reactivation of operational mobile courts to try Covid-19 protocol offenders would be strict as anybody found violating the protocol would be dealt with .
According to him, the mobile court will begin on Monday, 8th February, 2021.
“Also, the state COVID-19 Task Force, including the Ministry of Health, and Ministry of Trade and Commerce have been empowered to increase their hospitals and markets surveillance, and to close immediately any hospital, private and government owned, and markets that do not comply with Covid-19 protocols in their operations” he said .