COVID 19: Third-Estate Commends Govt, Traditional Institutions
…Urges Provision ofSafety Kits, Palliatives
The Third-Estate, a socio-cultural group of professionals from Ilorin Emirate has commended the efforts of the Kwara State Government and the Ilorin Emirate Council in combating the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic in the State.
The group also urged government at all level to provide safety kits and palliatives to the citizens.
The president of the association, Mallam Ahmed Bolaji Nagode made the call in a statement.
Nagode said: “The roles of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq and the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Zulu Gambari in putting in place the preventive measures and awareness campaigns are commendable.
“We call on our people to take all necessary precautionary and preventive measures against the Coronavirus based on the advice from the experts.”
“It is now public knowledge that there’s currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
We must therefore protect ourselves and help prevent spreading the virus to others and wash our hands regularly with soap or sanitizer.
We must also cover our nose and mouth with a disposable tissue or flexed elbow when we cough or sneeze.
We should avoid close contact with people who are unwell and heed the advice to stay at home and self-isolate from others if we feel unwell,” The statement called on all Nigerians to intensify prayers to God for the eradication of the pandemic and quick return to normalcy.