We Will Not Be A Party To ‘Any Fictitious Covid-19 Claims’ – Kogi Reject NCDC Result

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As controversy keep trailing the absence of Covid-19 Patients in Kogi state, the commissioner of health in the state, Saka Haruna Audu on Wednesday, said the state government has developed “full testing capacity” and “conducted hundreds of tests” which have come back negative.

This is contrary to that of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) which said two people have tested positive for the virus in the state.

Haruna in a statement signed on Wednesday said the state would not be a party “to any fictitious COVID-19 claims”. “Kogi State till this very moment is Covid-19 free.

We have developed full testing capacity and have conducted hundreds of tests so far which have come back negative,” he said.

Any plot to force us to announce a fictious case of COVID-19 will be totally rejected.”

The commissioner asked the residents of the state to put every measures in place to curb the spread of the deadly virus. He said the state is fully prepared to secure the lives of her residents.

Recall the NCDC Officials were ordered out of the state or be Quarantined for 14 days by Gov Yahaya Bello on their visit early in the month which generate allot of heat between the state government and the NCDC.

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