Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, has stated that the majority of those infected with coronavirus in Ebonyi state are those who sell phone and accessories.
The governor disclosed this on a state weekly broadcast held at Abakiliki, the states capital on Wednesday 21 May, 2020.
According to the statement issued by the special assistant on media, Francis Nwaeze, said the state so far has recorded 21 cases of the virus.
Breakdown from the 13 cases showed that 6 are from Izzi a local government in the state.
Governor Umahi explained that most of those cases that testec positive are telepone accsssories sellers.
The statement explained further:
“…an index case who returned from Ondo State, South-west, Nigeria, he is from Onicha LGA of Ebonyi State. The second person, from Izzi, returned from Delta State. The third case is also from Izzi who returned from Delta State.
“The fourth case, who is from Ohaozara LGA of Ebonyi State is said to have returned from Enugu State. Meanwhile, the 5th case, from Izzi LGA Ebonyi State returned from Imo State. In the same vein, the 6, 7, and 8 cases are a father, mother, and son, from Izzi.”
The governor said the 9th case returned from Oyo State.
The 10th case is a native of Ezza North.The 11th case is from Izzi who came back from Delta State. The twelfth case is from Izzi who came back from Delta State. The 13th case is from Ohaozara LGA who recently returned from Lagos State.