Members of Cross River State COVID-19 Task Force have been attacked by Church members of Messiah Deliverance Salvation Ministry in the state capital, Calabar.
Daily Post reported that the incident occurred when the Task Force Team went to stop the Church service.
The Special Assistant to Governor Ben Ayade on Strategic Communication, Mr. Ekeng Inyang, said that one of the four victims of the attack is a Special Adviser to the Government of Cross River State and is currently hospitalized in Calabar.
Inyang said that members of the Task Force had gone to enforce COVID-19 social distancing policy when members of Messiah Deliverance Salvation Ministry brutalized Taskforce members and left one badly injured.
Police has since arrested some suspects who are being prepared for arraignment.