By Ibrahim Bello
Birnin Kebbi – The Bankers Committee (BKBC) in Birnin Kebbi, on Monday distributed sanitisers, disinfectants, face masks and handwashing facilities to motor parks and markets as part of its contributions to ending the coronavirus pandemic.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the items were presented by the Chairman of the committee, Alhaji Musa Salihu-Sakaba.
“At an emergency period like this, all hands must be put on deck in order to fight the pandemic by deploying such measures,” Salihu-Sakaba said, adding that the committee would continue to support government efforts to tame the virus.
“We are distributing 1000 pieces of sanitizers, 10 buckets for hand washing, five cartons of face masks, four packets of Dettol Soaps, two cartoons of JIK spray for disinfection and five packets of hand gloves.
“I am confident that continuing to take these tough measures by ensuring that we continue to wash our hands with Dettol antiseptic soap under running water, constant use of hand sanitizers and social distancing, will significantly reduce the threat in our communities.
“For the good people of Kebbi, it is essential that everyone take extra precautions and practice good hygiene. Each of us has a role to play in defeating this virus,” the chairman said.