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The chairman Etinan LGA Surv. Cletus Ekpo donate sanitizing materials to Etinan citizen

Today the Etinan Council Chairman, Hon. Cletus Ekpo alongside Member representing Etinan State Constituency Rt. Hon. Dennis Akpan rolled out Coronavirus sensitization campaign in Etinan LGA as sanitizers, face masks and other protective kits have been shared to residents.

Surv. Cletus Ekpo, Chairman of Etinan Local Government Area has addressed the people of his Community on issue bothering on the recent outbreak of Corona-virus which is now a thing of concern for every citizen no matter where you come from or religious believe.

On addressing the representative of the youths, elders women, traditional rulers and town-criers in Etinan, Surv. Ekpo advised Etinan people and the general public to take precautionary measures and professional advice rolled out by experts to help curb the spread of the epidemic.

Surv. Cletus promised the Etinan people that he will liaise with the government at the center towards the establishment of more Isolation centers in the state as the need arises.

The amiable council Boss advised members of the public not to panic about the out break of the virus, but understand that there’s currently no vaccine to prevent or cure the Coronavirus (COVID-19),hence it is better for everyone to stay safe until a good vaccine for it is out.

He emphasized on the following medical advice for personal protection which will help in reducing the spread of the virus!

1. Washing hands regularly for at least 20 seconds, with soap and running water or alcohol-based hand sanitiser.

2. Covering of nose and mouth with disposable tissues or flexed elbow when coughing or sneezing.

3. Avoiding close contact (1 meter or 3 feet) with people who are unfit.

4. Staying at home and self-isolating from others in the household if you feel unwell.

5. Don’t touch your eyes, nose, or mouth if your hands are not clean.

6. Do not cuddle or accept a hug from any person you meet.

7. Guardians and children should practice ‘social distancing’ while in public places.

8. Do not eat in public places and avoid crowded areas.

9. If you find any suspected case of Covid-19, please notify immediately:

a. Akwa Ibom State Disease Surveillance and Notification Officer (DSNO)

08028442194

b. Akwa Ibom State Epidemiologist

08037934966We will put up measures for community town criers to disseminate information at the grass-root level in native language understood by our parents, while rolling out new set of Emergency contact numbers for cases within our domain.

Let’s continue to be prayerful and obedient to medical advice,while trusting God for a quick intervention and remedy, as medics and medical scientists are working round the clock to ensure a successful break through in vaccine production.

Today the Etinan Council Chairman, Hon. Cletus Ekpo alongside Member representing Etinan State Constituency Rt. Hon. Dennis Akpan rolled out Coronavirus sensitization campaign in Etinan LGA as sanitizers, face masks and other protective kits have been shared to residents.

A healthy Etinan without Covid 19 pandemic is possible and it begins with me and you.

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