08 March 2021 By Remi Johnson
The FCT Administration Ministerial Taskforce on Enforcement of COVID-19 Protocols has warned residents and business premises against violation of COVID-19 Protocols, following the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines into the country.
Mr Ihkaro Attah, Head Media and Enlightenment of the enforcement taskforce, issued the warning at a news conference in Abuja.
Attah said the taskforce observed that residents were no more adhering to safety guidelines since the arrival of vaccines into the country.
He reminded them that the COVID-19 Health Protection Regulations Act, 2021, signed by President Muhammadu Buhari, was still enforce in the terriory, adding that anybody or business premises found violating the regulation would be arrested and prosecuted.
” The vaccination currently ongoing is a welcomed develoment but that doesn’t mean that we should all go and relax, throw away our facemasks, stop our regular washing of hands and stop observing physical distancing.We must ensure that we comply with COVID-19 protocols.
Comrade Attah who noted that the Enforcement team intensified efforts throughout last week in educating residents, said many had thrown caution to the winds.
Attah also stressed that Mobile Courts would still be sitting and any business center, or person that failed to put his facemasks or violates the COVID 19 protools would be arrested and prosecuted.