COVID-19: Tambuwal appeals for FG’s intervention .……As Sokoto records eight deaths, 66 cases
By our correspondent
Sokoto state has recorded eight deaths and 66 positive cases of COVID-19, the sate government confirmed.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, stated this in a broadcast, saying the statistic is putting Sokoto amongst the front line states in the spread of the pandemic.
Tambuwal said: “As disturbing as the statistics are, the State Taskforce on COVID-19 is however proving capable of addressing the challenge.
“Due to the rising statistics in Sokoto State, I wish to appeal to Mr President and the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 to intervene in our State, through the provision of logistics and technical support, with a view to stemming the disturbing trend.
According to him, as the challenge is persisting and the indices worrisome, more and more measures have been taken at Federal and State levels of government in order to prevent the worst scenario.