The man deserves an award, a patriotic Nigerian.
He warned his son not to return until the lockdown is over, the son refused; the man is an elderly man and scared of his life (note: Convid-19 is more severe for elderly people, he will not lose his life just because he gave birth to a disobedient son).
He has trained his kid up to the university level and as such the boy is an adult and should act as one, but when the boy insisted and returned, the father was the one that called NCDC and they have taken the boy’s sample for test. But he is requesting that pending when the results will be out, the boy should be quarantined rather than follow him home. Any result that comes out at this very moment is synthetic. He needs to be quarantined for 14 days and the father does not have the facilities to do this.
Is it not insane in the first place to spend N12, 000 to travel from Lagos to Ado Ekiti? A distance which ordinarily would cost no more than N3.000, It means money was not the boys problem, he just wanted to endanger the lives of his loved once.
I see nothing wrong with the father’s actions, he is better than most people who hide travel histories of themselves/friend/family etc., it is people that hide their travel histories that is causing problems for us today.
If you believe that the man acted wrongly, then we are in trouble in Nigeria.
A lady traveled from Enugu to Jos few weeks ago, and returned with Convide-19 to Enugu State, now she has put Enugu into crisis. If the husband asked her not to return pending when the situation improves in the country, will he be a bad husband?
It’s unfortunate how myopic we can be sometimes, a lot of people are travelling here and there, ignoring the lockdown setup by Government, the government will not do everything for us, it is our collective responsibilities to ensure we follow the guidelines and do things appropriately.
Convid-19 is real, please stay safe.
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