The Ekiti Authorities says it can start to arrest these refusing to put on facemasks in public locations from Monday.
The Legal professional Basic and Commissioner for Justice, Wale Fapounda, on Sunday advised newsmen in Ado Ekiti that there would henceforth be stiffer penalties for many who fail to conform.
The commissioner stated Gov. Kayode Fayemi was significantly anxious in regards to the deliberate lack of compliance with most Covid-19 rules within the state.
The commissioner cited a number of the precautionary rules ignored by residents to incorporate obligatory carrying of face masks in public locations and observance of social distancing.
He defined additional that cellular courts had been established to attempt offenders and impose enough sanctions reminiscent of fines and group service.
The commissioner additional defined that business motorcyclists in addition to street transport employees whose passengers refused or neglect to put on face masks can be held liable.