COVID-19: Union urges Nigerians in S/Africa to obey new lockdown rules

The leadership of the Nigerian community South Africa has urged Nigerians living that to adhere strictly to its new -19 lockdown rules.

The of Nigeria South Africa (NUSA), Mr Adetola Olubajo, made the call on Monday a statement e-mailed to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Pretoria, South Africa.

Olubajo said that the new lockdown rules were aimed at preventing further of the coronavirus (-19) pandemic.

“We are aware of the new lockdown announced by the South Africa Government. It is aimed at checking further of -19.

“We appeal to our people to key the guidelines to avoid contracting the virus.

“On a sad note, we regret to say that some Nigerians have died of since last year.

“We do not want any Nigerian to die of the virus again, hence, it has become imperative to stay safe and avoid contracting the virus.

“We have set up a monitoring mechanism aimed at reaching out to Nigerians emergency cases occasioned by the pandemic.

“The leadership of NUSA in the Provinces and Wards will Liaise with the national secretariat on areas of assistance,” Olubajo said in the statement sent to NAN.

He explained that part of the arrangement was to contact some medical personnel across South Africa to assist members with information and treatment.

“Above all, we implore Nigerians to remain law abiding by obeying the laws of our host and avoid acts capable of putting us trouble and tarnishing the image of our .

“Long live the Republic of Nigeria, Long live the Republic of South Africa,” he added. (NAN)