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Corona-19: A’Ibom govt kicks against rumour

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By Christopher Tom, Uyo

Akwa Ibom Government has kicked against the rumor spreading like a wild wind across some quarters that Corona Virus has rocked on the state is fault, as government has not relent over the issue of educating her citizens on the virus through the media.

The commissioner for health, Dr. Dominic Ukpong made this known in a press conference in Uyo. Said such rumor is to cause serious panic to members of the public over the wrong information, which is not a welcome development and made this clear that government has not witness such issue of the virus in the state, as they are seriously working accordingly on international standard to track the virus without compromise.

According to him, Akwa Ibom Government is seriously on top of the entire matter at hand especially educating her citizen how to prevent the virus as government always care for her citizen.

He said because of the development government have carefully create awareness through the media for them to really understand the virus danger, using our local language, Ibibio, Anang, English etc. for communication means of fighting the virus.

The health boss advice the public to ignore such information that it is only government that can announce such information while made them to understand if there is any such case will be taken to the center at Ikot Ekpene for proper identification of the virus.

Dr. Ukpong said that government are not joking over the issue of the virus that’s why have prevention measure of introducing screening of people at the Airport, Hotels and most especially across the state boundaries to check issues of the virus while call on the people to always get true information from government over the Corona Virus issue.



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