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Training centers for Unified Forces to remain closed – Official


The training centers for the Unified Forces will remain closed, despite the COVID – 19 taskforce report that the training of the forces is ongoing, the head of the secretariat at the joint transitional security committee has said.

Dr. Olaw Adiang reiterated its move to suspend training amid coronavirus concerns in the country.

Recently, the government banned all gatherings country-wide over coronavirus fears.

However, in a communique seen by Eye Radio on Monday, the COVID-19 taskforce refuted the reports.

“The taskforce condemns the allegations trending in social media that the government has suspended training of Unified Forces,” the statement stated.

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The task force stated in the statement that the training for unifying forces are ongoing and urged the commanders of trainees to observe infection prevention measures.

“The task force would like to confirm that training is ongoing and encourages commanders and the trainees to observe sound infection prevention procedures through social distancing in the camps.”

But Dr. Olaw Adiang, from the COVID-19 taskforce regarding ongoing trains.

Dr. Adiang said that unless an official communication is relayed to him, the training will remain suspended per the presidential directives.

“We suspended activities that bring groups together but they have not told us anything till we receive this communication from them. Not all training, but any activities that bring forces together.”

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