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The people of Osun State in the Southwest are sleeping with one eye open as 6-persons are alleged to have escaped from forced isolation in a government facility in Ejigbo local government area of Osun state.
The incident has resulted in palpable tension in the local government area as the whereabouts of the absconders are not known as at the time of going to the press.
An official statement-making round listed the names, family compounds and mobile phone numbers of the returnees, urging the public to help locate their whereabouts.
The statement added that the escapees have tested positive and were in isolation at the State Hospital at Gedu in Ejigbo.
The list had names of those that fled the centre to include Lawal Waliyulah, Masifa Ejigbo, 08063691573, Lasisi Murafat, Olugbodi’s compound Ejigbo, +22505368845 C/o Ganiyat Alabi 08075441187,.
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Others include Yusuff Afees, Ile Alawe, Ejigbo, 07011196193, Isola Abibat, Olori compound, Ejigbo, 08055905010, Nua Oyeleye, Ile Jesu, Oguro Ejigbo 08109375276 and Juel Olasupo, Baale compound Ejigbo 08149584397.
However, no comments have been received from the state government or the National Centre for Disease Control NCDC. As regards the news and the effort made by the relevant security agencies to rearrest the fleeing patients.