List of Covid-19 high risk local governments in Nigeria

Kogi state has been classified as “high risk” for COVID-19 because of its failure to acknowledge the existence of the disease, report tests or build isolation centres. The presidential task force (PTF) on COVID-19, which announced the classification on Monday, warned Nigerians to be ware of visiting the state. Yahaya Bello, the governor of Kogi state (pictured), is well known for refusing to acknowledge the existence of the disease which he calls a “fraud”. He does not wear a face mask except when visiting President Muhammadu Buhari. Recently, he said…