Mr Abayomi Adesanya, the Caretaker Chairman of Okitipupa Native Authorities Council of Ondo State, on Friday distributed face masks to residents as a part of the efforts to include the unfold of the coronavirus within the space.
The Information Company of Nigeria (NAN) reviews that Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu had ordered the obligatory use of face masks by residents of the state to forestall the unfold of COVID-19.
NAN reviews that the masks have been distributed at markets, military barracks, police stations and heath centres amongst different locations within the council.
Adesanya, who was represented in the course of the distribution train by his Press Secretary, Mr Martins Fasusi, mentioned that the initiative was to enrich the efforts of the state authorities within the struggle in opposition to the pandemic.
He additionally mentioned that the residents of the council wanted to bear in mind that the coronavirus existed and will take preventive measures in opposition to it.
“The distribution of the face masks is to enrich the efforts of the state authorities in containing the unfold of coronavirus pandemic in our council.
“That is additionally to inform residents that the COVID-19 exists and one of many preventive and protecting measures is to at all times placed on the face masks,” he mentioned.
Adesanya urged residents to stick strictly to all authorities precautionary measures similar to common hand washing, retaining social distance and avoiding hand shaking and hugging amongst others. (NAN)