COVID-19: DON’T SABOTAGE GOVT EFFORTS, ABIA COS WARNS SECURITY PERSONNEL
By Charles Ogbonnaya.
The Chief of Staff to the Abia State Governor, Dr. ACB Agbazuere has warned security agents Manning Abia State Borders against acts likely to endanger the lives of Abians.
Dr. Agbazuere who gave the warning while addressing Journalists at government house,Umuahia during the fumigation of government house by Ministry of Environment noted” we would resist any attempt to endanger the lives of Abians, if anybody tries to compromise, sanction will be visited on the person, beside counting it as sabotage.
He further advised those sharing the palliative to be honest as people are complaining, they are complaining of the material not getting to them , we are going to reach out to all. Abia residents should be careful, we are praying to God to forgive our sins, Covid-19 is strange, it is devastating. We are amazed but we believed God will protect his people.
While commending the Ministry of Environment for carrying out fumigation of government house and other places, he advised people to abide by government directives and other precautionary measure, observe regular washing of hands, using of sanitizers and also maintain the basic hygiene. Covid -19 is real everybody should be prayerful .
Similarly, the acting Permanent Secretary Ministry of Environment, Engr. Tom Okoro has decried the lackluster attitude of traders towards adherence to the government directives on the lockdown, pointing out that COVID-19 is real and it is no respecter of anybody.
Okoro said, “traders don’t keep to the directives, they go about doing their normal businesses despite efforts made by the governor. How will you make money and lose your soul. The lockdown is for a while. They should help curtail the spread”.