Buni directs statewide campaign against COVID-19
From Yahaya Wakili, Damaturu
Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has directed a statewide sensitisation campaign to raise awareness on the deadly corona virus and alerted the state Ministry of Health to remain vigilant and proactive.
Buni gave the directives in a statement through his Director-General Press and Media Affairs, Alhaji Mamman Muhammed made available to newsmen in Damaturu.
He assured of government’s full support and cooperation in the fight against the scourge, urging the people of the state to report any suspected case in their communities for urgent medical attention.
Buni assured the people of the state that government was taking all necessary measure to check possible eventualities as itt has established an isolation center and equipped it with basic equipment.
“We should keep faith and pray to Allah to see us through this trying moment,” Buni added.
In another development, Governor Buni has directed the closure of all private and public schools in the state as from yesterday, March 26.
The directive was contained in a statement released and signed by the state Commissioner for Basic Secondary Education, Dr. Muhammed Sani Idriss.
The statement further ordered all principals and head teachers of private and public schools under the ministry to take immediate actions towards actualizing the directive.
Governor Buni appreciated parents and guardians for their support and understanding under the situation.