COVID-19: Umahi Re-opens Courts


Governor David Umahi has ordered the re-opening of courts in the state from Monday, June 29.

Recalls that the governor ordered the closure of all courts following the first death recorded from the pandemic in the state.

The governor had also directed all judicial officers and their families to immediately undergo the COVID-19 test.

He also directed the state COVID-19 committee to get all the courts fumigated, with a repeat of the exercise after 10 days.

In a statement signed by Mr. Uchenna Orji, the state Commissioner for Information and Orientation on Saturday, the governor ordered that the courts be reopened.

According to him, the decision to re-open the courts was reached after the governor’s consultation with the state’s Chief Judge.

Orji advised the public to be aware of the development.


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