Covid19: Benue’s Index Case Laments Inhumane Treatment In Isolation Centre.


The index case of Covid19 in Benue State, a lady identified as Mrs. Susan Idoko has lamented of the poor and inhumane treatment given to her by the NCDC officials in the state.

As the matter exacerbated, the State Government intervened and transferred her to Abuja for better care an attention.

Going forward however, The House of Representatives has revolved to investigate the case.

In a plenary which took place on Tuesday at the Federal Capital Territory, a member of the House from Benue State, Mrs Blessing Onuh, raised motion of urgent public importance.

Mrs Onuh, who represents Otukpo/Ohimini Federal Constituency, said Idoko was quarantined by the government following misinformation and diagnoses.

The lawmaker said that the personal information on the laboratory result from the NCDC did not tally with Idoko’s personal details.

Mrs Onuh claimed that Mrs Susan Idoko has been in isolation for about 50 days and has been forced to take treatment for COVID-19 even in her asymptomatic state.

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