By Mosunmola Ayobami,Kwara
Kwara State Deputy Governor and Chairman of the Technical Committee on Coronavirus, Mr Kayode Alabi has again called on the people of the state to always adhere strictly to COVID-19 safety protocols.
He made the call shortly after some of his aides tested positive for Covid-19.
He warned that the virus is a real and present danger that requires serious caution.
He explained that the government is determined to flatten the curve of coronavirus and curb community transmission.
Alabi said his Covid-19 positive aides have been admitted to Covid 19/Infectious centre, Sobi Specialist Hospital, Ilorin.
The Deputy Governor called on Kwarans to take responsibility in the fight against the disease.
He stressed that the only antidote against COVID-19 is to obey all the government’s and health officials’ precautionary measures such as wearing of nose masks, avoidance of large gathering, adherence to physical distancing, washing of hands with soap and running water or sanitiser, among others.
He advised all Ministries, Departments, and Agencies to emulate his action by testing staff.