Compiled by Ernest Omoarelojie
“But, you see, if tomorrow my party comes up and say we have zoned presidency to the South, I, Yerima, will follow it. I will then know that it is a decision, legally and lawful that is binding on all members of the party. But so long as the constitution is still saying citizens of Nigeria and APC constitution is saying citizens of Nigeria, I am a citizen of Nigeria, I am going to contest.“
-Fmr Zamfara state governor, Sani Yerima, on zoning.
“Between May 8 and 7 July, 2021, a total of 50,322 passengers of interest arrived in Lagos via the Murtala Mohammed Airport. Of the 50,322 passengers, 18 per cent could not be reached by EKOTELEMED because of the provision of either wrong numbers or wrong Nigerian contact details to be reached on.
It is the responsibility of passengers to ensure they provide the right details for us to reach them for proper monitoring. Going forward, passengers that do not provide the right details, including phone numbers they can be reached for monitoring and an address for isolation, will face serious sanctions including fines and imprisonment according to our Lagos State Coronavirus Law of 2021.”
-Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Nigerian international passengers not being responsible the with regards to covid-19