Delta land borders, both in Patani, dividing the state with Bayelsa State and with its Edo State counterpart has been restricted from traffic.Hence, passengers coming into the state are stuck in between as their are not allowed to come in.
This was due to the announcement of the state government that from April 1st, 2020, the state will be on a total lockdown in a bid to curtail the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Many travelers may not have taken this seriously as they still traveled on the date of commencement of the lockdown.They soon realized state governments were not joking over the issue as they soon met a total lockdown of the borders.
Video clips evidence from various groups indicates that in some states, soldiers are are taking on citizens who refused to stay at home. Some videos shows men swimming in dirty gutters as punishment for flouting the lockdown policy
Several Facebook users have since taken to their social media platforms to post what is currently going on in the Delta land borders.
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