OSUN: Police intercept body of suspected COVID-19 patient


By Agency Report

The Osun state police command has intercepted a car carrying the body of a suspected COVID-19 patient into the state from Ibadan.

The car was reportedly intercepted around 6:30pm on Sunday at the Odo Oba border along Ibadan/Iwo Road by operatives enforcing lockdown order in Osun State.

According to the NATION source, the medical team at the border suspected the body to have died of COVID-19 in Oyo State.

It was gathered that a Mazda 323 car, ash colour with registration number KFS 409 EH, which was used to convey the body, was driven by Ismaila Ademola.

It was also learnt that the body was identified as Yusuf Ishola and the car used in conveying the body belongs to one Mrs. Texaco.

Meanwhile, Osun State police spokesperson, Mrs. Yemisi Opalola, confirmed the incident and said that the Commissioner of Police, Mr. Johnson Kokumo, has directed closer monitoring of border towns.

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