Social distancing rule breached at burial ceremony of Ondo commissioner who died from Coronavirus (photos)

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Social distancing rule breached at burial ceremony of Ondo commissioner who died from Coronavirus (photos)
Social distancing rule breached at burial ceremony of Ondo commissioner who died from Coronavirus (photos)
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AKURE (9News Nigeria) – The remains of the late Ondo state commissioner for Health Dr. Wahab Adegbenro who died of Corona Virus disease was laid to rest today, July 3rd 2020 in Ondo state’s capital, Akure.

However, 9News Nigeria correspondent observed that there was a massive violation of the Social Distancing order at the late health commissioner’s burial ceremony. Social distancing order was issued nation-wide by Nigeria’s Health Authorities as a measure to curtail the spread of the dreaded disease code-named Covid-19.

Read also: Breaking: Ondo Commissioner of Health Dies of COVID-19, Aged 65

In photos shared to 9News Nigeria, Members of the Ondo state government house, APC members, the deceased’s family members and friends as well as community sympathisers were seen clogging around each other without any atom of sensitivity to the social distancing requirement.

Covid-19 cases have sharply risen in Nigeria and Ondo state is one of the highest hit state as the state’s governor, Akeredolu, his wife and other close aides have tested positive to the plague. Akeredolu is currently battling with the disease and his wife has just joined in the fight against the disease.

9News Nigeria learnt that the late Ondo state health commissioner died two days after handing over a report which confirmed Governor Akeredolu tested positive for Coronavirus to him.

Here are photos from his burial ceremony which took place in Akure;

Social distancing rule breached at burial ceremony of Ondo commissioner who died from Coronavirus (photos)
Social distancing rule breached at burial ceremony of Ondo commissioner who died from Coronavirus (photos)
Social distancing rule breached at burial ceremony of Ondo commissioner who died from Coronavirus (photos)
Social distancing rule breached at burial ceremony of Ondo commissioner who died from Coronavirus (photos)
Social distancing rule breached at burial ceremony of Ondo commissioner who died from Coronavirus (photos)
Social distancing rule breached at burial ceremony of Ondo commissioner who died from Coronavirus (photos)
Social distancing rule breached at burial ceremony of Ondo commissioner who died from Coronavirus (photos)
Social distancing rule breached at burial ceremony of Ondo commissioner who died from Coronavirus (photos)

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