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Court Fines Man Forty Thousand Naira Over Failure To Wear Face Mask


An Ado Ekiti Justice of the Peace Courtroom has imposed a effective of forty thousand naira on one Vincent Ikechukwu for failure to make use of a face masks which has develop into necessary within the state because the wake of COVID 19 Pandemic.

The offender who’s the primary to face such penalty may also have interaction in neighborhood labour for 3 days along with the effective.

Justice of the Peace B.A Oluwasanmi within the judgement highlights the menace to existence, brought on by the COVID 19 Pandemic, and why it’s a severe crime to flout the regulation put in place to make sure security for all.

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Over 100 violators together with clergymen have been given numerous punishments in Ekiti State for violation of presidency orders meant to test the unfold of COVID 19.

The State authorities had final week launched a recent guideline to control motion and actions in the course of the pandemic season as Governor, Kayode Fayemi warned that violators can be arrested and prosecuted in line with the framework developed by the State Ministry of Justice.

Under is the cost as learn to Okechukwu:

“That You Vincent Ikechuckwu at about 11am on the eighth day of Could, 2020 at Fajuyi,Ado-Ekiti Magisterial district, did with out lawful excuse, transfer with out carrying a material face masks, thereby violating the provisions of Laws Four (2) (a) of Regulation Four Punishable below Regulation 12 of the Ekiti State Coronavirus (Prevention of an infection) Laws 1-Four ,2020 made pursuant to part eight of the Quarantine act, Cap Q2, LFN, 2004″

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