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Medical experts fault Kogi’s ban on face masks

Medical experts fault Kogi’s ban on face masks
Medical experts on Wednesday berated the Kogi State Government for banning the use of face masks in public places as part of efforts to tackle insecurity in the state.

4th August 2022 Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello 4th August 2022 Medical experts on Wednesday berated the Kogi State Government for banning the use of face masks in public places as part of efforts to tackle insecurity in the state.The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, had on Tuesday banned the use of face masks in public places just as he ordered the demolition of shanties in some areas as part of the state government’s response to a series of security breaches experienced in the state in recent times.Tanimola Akande, said “The ban on face masks with increasing cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria is not properly thought of and certainly not based on scientific and public health reasoning.Related News Insecurity: Kogi gov bans face masks, closes brothels Kogi gov orders brothels' shutdown, bans facemask use Killings: Kogi gov suspends monarch, queries LG boss Omokhua said, “If you follow the trend regarding COVID-19, you will recall that the Kogi State governor has always been on the other side.

Saying that people should not wear face masks for security reasons is not a good idea.“If it is for security reasons, you can still track someone wearing face masks, the person can remove it momentarily and the person wears it back.

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