Army set to enforce containment measures to prevent spread of Coronavirus

As part of the government’s strategy to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, the Nigerian Army is set to embark on a special operation, which includes enforcing the restriction of movement and compulsorily moving sick people to hospitals.

The Operation, tagged ‘Op-Second Eleven’, has been sanctioned by the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai.

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The army is making plans to lease out excavators, trucks, water tankers and other relevant vehicles to aid the operation in the area of possible mass burial, water, and essential food and drugs supplies.

Also, all projected 2020 events of the army that involves large gatherings including meetings, briefings, and conferences will be suspended.

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