FMARD Recruitment 2021  Yobe State SUBEB recruitment portal Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs Recruitment

COVID-19: C/River Govt Takes Screening To 14 Major Entry, Exit Points, Says Prevention Is Key [PHOTOS]

2 min

Cross River State Governor, Senator Prof Ben Ayade has called for support from the Federal Government and Development partners as regards the COVID-19 outbreak. The Governor who conducted investors on inspection to the super Highway while observing the screening for COVID-19 at Tinapa Junction, Calabar said Coronavirus pandemic is a call for all Cross Riverians to be watchful and respect the lay down protocols established in the State.

He advised all Cross Riverians to frequently wash their hands, avoid close contacts and most importantly stay at home.

Governor Ayade went further to disclose that drinking of hot tea, taking vitamins C, etc will help stabilize the body and boost the immune system. He called on the Federal Government and Development partners to stand up to the occasion and be counted by supporting the responses effort on going in across River state.

READ ALSO  NCDC Confirms 288 New cases of #COVID19, infection Hits 5445 as Delta Records 3 news Cases

He however noted that the State has not recorded any suspected or confirmed case but all hands must be on deck to ensure that we all maintain this tempo and protect our people.

Also Speaking, Commissioner for Health, Dr Betta Edu said she specifically led the screening team to the Entry Point to ensure there is strict compliance to the directives of the Governor. She tasked Cross Riverians to wash their hands regularly, avoid close contacts, avoid crowded places, sanitize their hands as many times as possible and adhere to the State restrictions which banned public gathering and any form of social activities in the State including school activities, while Government workers not on special duties should stay at home. Prevention is key!

READ ALSO  Coronavirus : Address Nigerians now — Senate tells Buhari

Cross Riverians are directed to call 08038699957 or 112 in case of any emergency and to carry out this sensitization campaign around their environment/neighborhood.

Like it? Share with your friends!

Jake Clifford

Jake Clifford is a Nigerian Born blogger and a fast growing Journalist, whose aim is to inform Nigerians with happening across Nigeria. Send story tips to him via [email protected] or


Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.