ABIA RECORDS HIGH LEVEL OF COMPLIANCE ON THE LOCKDOWN AIMED AT CURBING THE SPREAD OF THE DEADLY CORONA VIRUS
Members of the Abia State Committee on the Corona Virus pandemic set up by the Executive Governor of Abia State,Dr.Okezie Ikpeazu,to help fashion out modalities on how to prevent the spread of the deadly pandemic in the case of any possible record of the pandemic in the State led by the Chairman, Inter-Ministerial Committee on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Abia State Government, Barrister Chris Ezem, expressed his happiness over the level of compliance in the State..
Speaking to newsmen today,after the monitoring of the compliance by Abia indigenes,the Chairman of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on COVID-19, Barrister Chris Ezem, commended Abians and most especially, the traders while observing that the lockdown has disrupted the livelihoods of the people, assured that a food security team is working out a palliative intervention for Abia residents..
Also speaking,the Honourable Commissioner for Health,Dr.Joe Osuji,the Chairman of Enforcement Committee on COVID-19 and Commissioner for Environment,Dr.Solomon Ogunji and the Commissioner for Trade and Investment,Rt.Hon Cosmos Ndukwe, pointed out that Abians recorded up to 70 percent compliance on the first day, maintaining that the exercise which will last for an initial period of seven days, adding that the team would ensure that Abia residents will comply to the directives of the State Government..
The enforcement team which is divided into three zones cutting across the three Senatorial Zones of Abia North,Abia Central and Abia South will continue with the monitoring exercise in order to ensure strict compliance..
The enforcement committee was accompanied on the monitoring exercise by members of the Press,Security Personnels;DSS, Nigerian Police,the Civil Defence,the Nigerian Army,the NDLEA,TIMAAS, Environmental Health Officers among other government personnels…
Comrade Ugwumba Adiele,was present during the monitoring exercise…