Coronavirus: Seek Information only from trusted sources, UNICEF urges Nigerians

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By Victor Adeoti

Osogbo – The United Children Fund (UNICEF) has urged Nigerians always source for relevant information on preventive measures about from reputable health agencies and organisations.

Mrs Blessing Ejiofor, UNICEF Officer, Lagos Office, in an electronic statement the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday said the organisation in collaboration with was supporting the Nigerian government’s response to the outbreak

Ejiofor said UNICEF was aware of messages being circulated that were being falsely attributed the organisation.

She, however, said that all genuine information could be found on its website,

Ejiofor said people could also see the website for further updated information.

According her, UNICEF is leading on preventative actions in communities with risk communication, providing hygiene and medical kits to schools and health clinics and monitoring the impact of the outbreak to support continuity of care, education and social services.