Covid-19 task force Intercepted suspected illegal entrants at Abia Border

Abia State Homeland Security team led by the Commisioner for Homeland Security, Prince Dan Okoli, today intercepted another group of some illegal entrants hidden in a cattle truck at Enugu - Abia border along the Enugu -Port Harcourt Highway.

It was learnt that several trucks conveying food items with several of such illegal entrants hiding in them were turned back at the same border.

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, had ordered the closure of all the state borders since April 1 to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the state.

Meanwhile, the state Government has also directed that more homeland security agents be deployed to one of the borders with Akwa Ibom State following the interception of a Dangote truck conveying
illegal entrants alongside goods destined for Akwa Ibom State.

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