From Bisi Olaniyi, Southsouth Bureau Chief

A lady, Amaka Okoro, who the Edo State authorities declared wished for fleeing the state after allegedly testing optimistic for Coronavirus Illness (COVID-19), has threatened to sue the federal government.

Governor Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and a frontline governorship aspirant on the celebration’s platform, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, are at loggerheads over the lady.

The governor declared the lady wished on April 30.

In a viral video on Monday, Amaka Okoro, who said that her photograph was taken from her Fb web page by the Edo State authorities with out her consent, mentioned she was not married, didn’t have a toddler, by no means examined optimistic with COVID-19 and was primarily based in Lagos, not Edo State.

Learn Additionally: We didn’t launch {photograph} of fleeing COVID-19 affected person – Edo govt

The lady threatened to sue the Obaseki administration for the ache and embarrassment it prompted her with the federal government’s “false publication” towards her on the Web as she claimed to not be the fleeing girl.

Obaseki, by means of his verified Twitter deal with: @governorobaseki, wrote on April 30: “One Mrs. Amaka Okoro, who examined optimistic for #COVID-19, is needed for therapy. She is a nursing mom, who has a child that’s already coughing.

“She (Mrs. Amaka Okoro) lives at No. 2, Atoe Idubor Avenue, Off 2nd Ugbor, Benin Metropolis. She has been unreachable since her outcomes returned optimistic.”

The governor, on Monday, in a web based assertion by his Particular Adviser on Media and Communication Technique, Crusoe Osagie, insisted that state authorities by no means launched any {photograph} of the fleeing COVID-19 affected person, a nursing mom, who is needed for therapy within the state.

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