Delta state has vowed to punish defaulters of social distancing who violate the ban on conferences, sporting activities, gathering of people at event centres and other public engagements.
Some defaulters of this social distancing order were caught by Delta state authorities and the punishment meted out at some of them have raised eyebrows on social media.
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Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa had on Tuesday April 28, 2020 announced the relaxation of lockdown in the state effective on Thursday with the continuation of the dusk-to-dawn (7 p.m. to 6 a.m.) curfew.
For burials and weddings, the governor directed that the number of guests must not exceed 50, and that social distancing rule of six feet apart must be observed at such events.
The governor reminded residents that security agencies had been advised to ensure strict compliance with the above directives, and warned that violators will be prosecuted, without fear or favou