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COVID-19: Truck pusher returnee exposes Almajiri hide out in Makurdi



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A truck pusher who reportedly returned from Kano to Makurdi, Benue State capital has exposed Almajiris who have been hiding in their numbers.
His return attracted a tip off from the Wurukum Task Force which led to Benue State government to again raid a hideout of Almajiris where he was also hiding.
The state deputy governor, Benson Abounu, led the state Action Committee on Coronavirus (COVID-19) to raid the settlement located in Wurukum area of the state on Wednesday.

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Wednesday’s raid is coming few days after the government repatriated 59 almajiris to their states of origin in Bauchi and Katsina.

The committee, which raided the hideout, ensured all safety and precautionary measures were taken before the suspects were taken for testing and Isolation.
Abounu said they would be repatriated after their states of origin have been confirmed.


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