…as soldiers, airforce men, naval officers, police begin patrol
Chukwudi Akasike, Kamarudeen Ogundele, Success Nwogu, Mudiaga Affe and Tunde Ajaja
As part of efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease in the country, many state governments have set up task force, comprising soldiers, police and other paramilitary organisations to enforce the ban on gatherings.
The states include Lagos, Niger, Oyo, Rivers, Sokoto, Kaduna, Kano and Ekiti. Many of them had ordered the closure of schools, clubs, worship centres, markets and other public gatherings to prevent the spread of the virus.