Ayuba, who gave the order on Wednesday during a visit to the centre to assess the extent of damage, said the perpetrators, believed to be sponsored political thugs, would not go unpunished.
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A statement issued by the workers in Lokoja on Wednesday said the action was necessitated by the prevailing insecurity, foisted on the centre by armed thugs, believed to be sponsored.
The invaders, numbering over 50 men and armed with guns, cutlasses and other dangerous weapons, also vandalised the administrative building and accounts office of the Federal Government-owned health facility.
The Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja in Kogi State has confirmed three cases of Lassa fever with one recorded death at the facility in the last one week.
Dr. Olatunde Alabi, the Medical Director of FMC, who briefed newsmen on Saturday in Lokoja, said the male doctor was diagnosed of the disease on January 19.