National Volunteers Monitoring Initiative on Covid 19 has called for security agencies to investigate and arrest those behind the fake news of reintroducing covid-19 restrictions by the Presidential Streering Committee.
The General Secretary of the group, Comrade Yunusa Abubakar made the call in a press release made available to Journalists in Kaduna.
Comrade Yunusa Abubakar challenged Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy and Security Agencies to fish out those behind the fake news, which the group strongly condemned.
He also called for strong synergy between the ministry of Communications and Digital Economy as well as Security Services to ensure those behind the fake news face the wrath of the law.
Comrade Yunusa Abubakar lamented that the fake news has jeopardized the Federal Government commitment particularly the Presidential Steering Committee for their effort towards reducing the spread of the pandemic.
He commended the Presidential Streering Committee for successfully vacinnated some Nigerians with zero side effects resulting in the low rising cases of the pandemic record.
The group also commended President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s support to all the stakeholders on covid-19 to the fight against Covid 19 is successful.
Comrade Yunusa Abubakar appealed to Nigerians to continue to adhere strictly to the Covid 19 protocol.
He also commended civil society organizations, non governmental organisations, religious and traditional leaders and security operatives in their efforts to free Nigeria from the pandemic.