PHOTO: Nasarawa state government sends 788 Almajiris back to their homestates amid Coronavirus pandemic

No fewer than 788 almajiris have been sent back to their various home states by the Nasarawa State Government today, Sunday, May 3.

The state government decided to send Almajiris to their various states amid efforts by the government to stop the spread of the novel Coronavirus in the state.

The state Governor identified as Abdullahi Sule who supervised the deportation of the first batch of the Almajiris said the decision is in good faith and with no bad motive.

He added that the Almajiris were being sent back so their parents can take better care of them.

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In a related story, WITHIN NIGERIA reported that a member of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly identified as Adamu Suleiman died of Coronavirus.

WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that Suleiman is the first patient to die of COVID-19 complications in the north-central state since Nasarawa reported its index case of the disease.

This was disclosed by the state governor identified as Abdullahi Sule while briefing reporters on Sunday in Lafia, the state capital.

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