Following the recent outbreak of Corona virus in Nigeria which have become a trait to the citizens of Nigeria, the governor of Imo state Governor Hope Uzodinma have revealed his plans to Imolites & Nigerians at large on the effort that the Imo state government will embark upon so as to stop the spread of Coraona virus in Imo state.
That Imo state government have specialist hospital that can trackle Corona virus.
Governor Uzodinma, disclosed this in Owerri yesterday duringn his state broadcast to Imo people.
He said that it was part of his strategies to battle the virus, at anytime the covid-19 case is identified in Imo
To achieve this, Uzodinma said that Professor Maurice Iwu led 9-man committee, has commenced work to provide the anti-virus template to be used against covid-19 virus.
The government also announced that it has provided a 24 hours standby ambulance fully equipped to carry out medical test on suspected cases.
This committee is headed by Professor Maurice Iwu, who as we may know is almost at the verge of inventing a cure for the disease.
“In addition, the committee has experienced public health care providers as members, including members of the Nigerian Medical Association. I have no doubt that we have all it takes to guarantee that we are safe from the deadly fangs of the virus.
“To ensure this, the government will spare no resources to facilitate the committee’s assignment which is to do all that is necessary to ensure that the Coronavirus does not have a foothold in Imo state.
“Consequently adequate funds have been made available for it to carry out its assignment without let or hindrance. As I address you, the committee has already swung into action and I can assure you that very soon it will come up with a comprehensive anti Coronavirus spread template that will ensure that Imo state is clinically safe from the deadly virus.
“In addition, we are liaising with the national centre for disease control to ensure that we buy into the federal government’s Coronavirus prevention roadmap. Similarly, we are tracking global updates on the disease so as to remain ever vigilant on global efforts at control and eradication.”
It was the government’s plan that “We have also concluded arrangements to establish a specialist hospital specifically charged with control and prevention of contagious diseases. This way we will ensure that neither Coronavirus nor any other contagious virus for that matter will be a threat to the people in future.
He added that the Imolite should not panic.
That his government is ever ready to stop Corona
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