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COVID 19 - Langtang South LGA Boss Rims Shuts Down Viewing Centers,Bars...

COVID 19 - Langtang South  LGA boss Rims shuts down viewing centers , bars

March 27,2020

By Golok Nanmwa,Jos

To stop the spread of the dreaded Covid 19 virus , the Executive Chairman of Langtang south local government of Plateau state Hon Nimchak Rims ,has shut down  all  markets  in the LGA
(except those selling food items .

In a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant  On Media And Publicity Changwak  Dashe make available to newsmen in Jos,  the Chairman reiterated that his government will continue to enlighten his people through the media .

The statement reads that viewing  centers are not allowed to operate, All drinking places including local joints are henceforth to be closed for business.

"  All form of street hawkings and  street begging are hereby suspended. "
"It is strongly recommended that unless absolutely necessary, everyone should remain at home and  maintain social distancing."

"Government regret all inconveniences these changes may cause but this measures have become necessary in view of the current corona virus pandemic.
The general public are encouraged to adhere strictly to these rules.

Rims said that in  view of the above, an enforcement team comprising of medical professionals, the military, paramilitary and  selected departments in the local government have been inaugurated to serve in the Local Government Enforcement team to ensure compliance to the government directive.

He said  all wedding ceremonies, funerals, birthday parties, cultural events  any other public gathering that will have more than 50 attendees will not be permitted.

"Religious gathering of more than 50 attendees will no longer be permitted but religious organizations are encouraged to have form small worship groups."

"Motorcycle riders are allowed to carry not more than one passenger at a time.

"Public transport operators are prohibited from overloading their vehicles and people coming in to Langtang South must submit themselves to checks by medical / security personnel."
Restaurants  and eateries are allowed to operate normally but customers must be served in take-away packs so as to avoid crowding.

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