King Mswati III has observed self-quarantine and social distancing after the declaration of a state of emergency following the corona virus pandemic. Our media house have learned this from Swaziland News which is another online newspaper.
The information was confirmed by the Ludzidzini Palace Governor, Lusendvo Fakudze recently, but it is not clear whether the king isolated himself within one of his Palaces or he is out of the country.
Fakudze said visitors were not allowed to see the King and everyone has been commanded to work extra hard, educate the public and make sure the Nation is safe.
He said, “Currently, no visitors are allowed to see the King, our only focus now is to educate the public about this epidemic as per the command of the King. The situation is bad Nkhosi and we hope God will be with us as a Nation. God has promised that he will stand by those who stand with him. Natsi nasihlala kuye angeke aze asilahle”.
The palace governor did not disclose the whereabouts of the King but emphasized the need to take Corona Virus seriously as it is the command of the Head of State.
He called on the public to stay safe amidst the outbreak, adding that there should be public campaigns to educate the Nation on safety measures.