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Residents protest plans to convert CBN clinic to COVID-19 centre

By Maureen Ikpeama


Residents of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN  estate,  Garki 2 Abuja have protested  against the Central Bank's  alleged plan to convert the CBN estate clinic to a COVID-19 treatment centre.


The residents said that it would be out of place to convert the only clinic in the estate to a treatment centre for the dreaded COVID-19  pandemic because doing that will lead to endangering the health of the residents.


The  residents had conveyed written  the Governor of the Central Bank, the Coordinator of National Centre for Disease Control, and the Managing Director, Development Control, Abuja, conveying their feelings.


One of the residents(name 6withheld )said the clinic doctor and CBN management staff had met officials of the estate association to brief them of the proposed plan but the residents were against the idea.


Leaders of the association wondered why the clinic inside an estate where more than 200 residents live should be converted into a treatment centre.


“The risk they want to expose us to is too overwhelming.


If executed, the estate will have only one entrance instead of the regular two as expected by law. The association intend to approach the court should CBN insist on converting the estate into covid treatment centre”, he  said.

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