Why we cannot lockdown our region —Northern Governors Forum

The Northern States Governors’ Forum on Monday gave reasons why they cannot afford to lockdown the entire Northern part of the country, insisting that the cost of such a measure would be too heavy for the region. The governors, stated this after a meeting on the impact of the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic via teleconference. The meeting led by its Chairman, Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State, also shared experiences on measures adopted by individual states to deal with the disease. A statement by Lalong’s Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr Macham…

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