A resident of the community, who spoke with reporters said,
“Yes, they have left the isolation center and are presently destroying people’s properties on the main highway. It’s so sad, what could have led these patients into protesting against the government? I think government is not being truthful.”
spokesperson of the state police command, SP Mary Malum, who confirmed the incident and said nomalcy has been restored to the area. She said it was just a minor issue.
”The area is calm now. There is no problem. It was a minor something, not serious. They have all gone back in. They have been taken back into the Isolation center where they were before” she said
Gombe State currently has 96 confirmed cases of the viral disease.
The state government is yet to react to the development.