Ebonyi State Joins its counterpart in the fight against coronavirus. All Schools, Market place and Churchs Are instructed to Shut Down
Sequel to the directive by the Federal Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, that all school schools should be closed, the Ebonyi state Government, has directed that all schools across the state should close by the noon of 20th March 2020.
This was contained in the press release by the secretary to The Ebonyi state Government Dr. Ugbala Keneth.
The message read thus;
*Public Service Announcement* .
I am directed by His Excellency , the Governor of Ebonyi State ,Engr. Chief David Nweze Umahi, FNSE, FNATE to request all private and public schools from nursery and primary schools , Secondary and tertiary institutions to round up and close down their school activities by twelve noon of 20th March,2020.
Government is by this announcement directs all security agencies to ensure that all private and public schools are immediately closed down inline with this directives .
The Ministry of health and State Committee on Anti coronary virus are hereby directed that they should deploy all health officers to all markets ,rice mills, quarry ,banks and other public event management centers to carry out test on people randomly .
All the night clubs and other night activities are by this announcement closed down.
Every accumulating of extra than 50 persons in our religious worship centers are hereby prohibited .
All markets and religious facilities ought to deploy a method of hand sanitizers and install different temperature tests at their entry and exit locations.
The state government shall meet with spiritual Leaders in few days to speak about on the collection in their worship centers.
State shall also start on Monday the 23rd of March, to do stop and test to all people entering Ebonyi State as a way of safe guarding our people.
The health workers are immediately directed by this announcement by Friday 21st March to move from house to house to use 150 infrared thermometer device to test all Ebonyians.
Government of Ebonyi State have proactively built a testing and quarantine centers at Unity square and the boarder between Enugu and Ebonyi and shall build more at all the exit and entering points of Ebonyi State as a way of ensuring that the health of every body entering or exiting Ebonyi State is ascertained.
Ebonyians are advised against hand shaking and hogging, eating of animals to have been identified as means of contacting the virus should be avoided as a way of protecting themselves .
Coronavirus /Lassar fever scotch are realities in Nigeria and all these are measures taken in Ebonyi state to protect Ebonyians.
Ebonyi State Government strongly advised for self isolation /quarantine for all those coming from outside the Country .
Prevention is better than cure hence the Government of Ebonyi State has charged everyone to keep his or her environment clean and those that keep pets should be mindful on how they touch the animals as you wash your hands regularly.
Ugbala Kenneth Igwe. PhD.
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