Benue COVID-19 Index Case Refuses Treatment

 Benue COVID-19 Index Case Refuses Treatment

The Deputy Governor of Benue State, Engr Benson Abounu has revealed that the first victim of coronavirus in the state, Mrs Susan Okpe has refused to be treated.

He disclosed that the victim has taken the federal and state governments to court after she was transferred to Abuja

Briefing journalists in Makurdi, Abounu, who doubles as chairman of the Emergency Committee on COVID-19 stated that Susan Okpe is the only coronavirus case in the state.

The deputy governor further said the Benue government has procured 100, 000 face masks from Cross River State garment industry which will be distributed free to the people.

He said the COVID-19 emergency committee is working round the clock to ensure the spread of the virus in the state.

Funbi Bello

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