The state government of Anambra says it has send a legal instrument of close monitoring as a way to man the doorway of Covid-19 into the state.
The government said it has also open an account for people that are willing to contribute to the state to help fight the coronavirus pandemic
This was revealed by Prof Solo Chukwulobelu, the secretary to the state government, during a press briefing in Awka, on Friday.
Principal secretary to the state governor, Mr Willie Nwokoye, who was also among those who briefed journalists, said the state has send a legal instrument of close monitoring as a way to curb the virus, and put it in the hands of local people.
He said, “We have domesticated surveillance in the state, and we ask that if someone comes in from Lagos or Abuja, or any of those high risk states, you should be able to make the information go round.
“That is domestication of surveillance. We want to make sure it does not happen in Anambra State. We have also announced that markets will be closed from Monday. We are not doing this out of punishment, but to protect the people.
"This is the time everyone should think up a way to help vulnerable people in the society so we come out of the fight with no one lost.” Prof Solo Chukwulobelu, Secretary to State Government, during the briefing announced that an account has been opened by the state government for people that are willing to contribute to the state to help fight the coronavirus pandemic
He said, “We are happy to give you an update of the preparedness for the fight on Covid-19. The governement has set up a taskforce for the fight against Covid-19, and the latest is the account aid for individuals to donate towards the fight against the disease.
"The critical thing is to ensure that the virus does no enter the state. We do not have any case for now. The virus is real and is killing people and it is very deadly. We must take all the necessary precaution.”
Daily Post gathered that, Chukwulobelu said the state government concentrate on three essetial thing, which are to curb the extension of the virus into the state, ensure hospitals have equipment on standby in case the disease penetrates the state, and to ensure that there is a taskforce that makes sure that the guideline are implemented.
We have decided that an account should be set up to appeal for Anambra who want to donate to the fight against this virus.
“People are heeding our calls to shelve social gathering. You can bury dead people and do the funeral later.
“We must take all necessary precaution because this state is the gateway to the South East and we are pleading with people to stay indoors and make trips only when it is necessary. Let us not allow the virus to enter the state,” he said.
Mr Tony Nwumeh, a senior staff of MP Infrastructure, owners of Millennium City in Awka who represented Clem Nwogbo, CEO of the company, made a cash donation of N5million to help fight the pandemic.

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