Ondo State government has confirmed three new cases of coronavirus in the state, including one of the suspected killers of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, the daughter of Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere leader, Pa Fasoranti.
The Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu broke the news via his verified Twitter handle on Sunday, stating that the Commissioner of Police in the state has been duly informed and the line tracing of police officers and others in the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS facility, where the suspected killer who tested positive for the virus was kept, has started and their specimens are being collected.
Governor Akeredolu tweeted: “We have confirmed three other cases in Ondo state. One of the cases involves one of the recently arraigned suspects in the murder of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, Pa Fasoranti’s Daughter.
“The Commissioner of police has been duly informed and the line tracing of police officers and others in the SARs facility where he was kept has started and their specimens are being collected.
“The suspect has been isolated from others and will be moved to the IDH for treatment. The commissioner of police has assured the state that there will be adequate security around the IDH premises to prevent his escape and while on treatment, he will be manacled to the bed.
“I will expatiate on all cases in my weekly press briefing tomorrow.”
More details soon.
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