…As Ondo Records Three New Cases
…Confirmed Cases In Ondo Now Seven
Governor of Ondo state, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu says the state has recorded three new cases of the novel coronavirus, covid-19.
Akeredolu who took to his Twitter page on Sunday morning to break the news, disclosed that one of the three new cases is one of the suspected killers of Mrs Olufunke Olakunri, daughter of the Afenifere leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti murdered along Ore road in 2019.
The Precision NG reports that the suspect was brought before an Akure magistrate court last week and was remanded at Owo Prison alongside three other suspects by the Magistrate Judge, Victoria Bob-Manuel.
Detail of the two remaining cases is still unclear as Governor Akeredolu promised to shed more light on the development at his weekly briefing on Monday.
Akeredolu’s tweet read:
“We have confirmed three other cases in Ondo state. One of the cases involves one of the recently arraigned suspects in the murder of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, Pa Fasoranti’s Daughter.
“I will expatiate on all cases in my weekly press briefing tomorrow.
“The suspect has been isolated from others and will be moved to the IDH for treatment. The commissioner of police has assured the state that there will be adequate security around the IDH premises to prevent his escape and while on treatment, he will be manacled to the bed.
“The Commissioner of police has been duly informed and the line tracing of police officers and others in the SARs facility where he was kept has started and their specimens are being collected,” the governor tweeted.