residents would be made to compulsorily use face masks as part of measures to
check the spread of Covid-19 in the state.
Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu, on Tuesday while briefing the
media on the outcome of the state’s Executive Council meeting held virtually
and presided by the Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa.
outcome of the state’s Executive Council meeting, the Commissioner for Information,
Mr Charles Aniagwu, said to give effect to the decision on the face mask, the
governor would send an Executive Bill to the House of Assembly for a law on it.
mask compulsory for citizens while in public places was based on the fact that
to a large extent, face mask had helped to reduce the spread of the virus, the
causative agent of COVID-19.
we expressed satisfaction that the proactive lockdown of the state had paid off
as it has ensured that the number of COVID-19 cases in the state remained at
four. “We have taken a lot of samples for test and so far, the results that we
have received came out negative; it is unfortunate that we lost one person and
we are grateful to God that the three cases that we have are doing well. “Once
their results come out negative twice, they will return to their families”.
protocols must be observed in the process of awarding contracts or procurement
to ensure transparency and for our people to always get value for their money.