ABUJA – The Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Uche Sampson Ogah has enjoined Nigerians and the people of Abia State to ramp up personal safety procedures against the dreaded COVID-19 virus while abiding by all government initiatives in curtailing the spread of the virus.
According to a statement made available to Sundiata Post by Chijioke Udeogu, his media assistant, Ogah, also cautioned people on the need to be on guard wherever they are at a time as this. He advised that social distancing must be put into practice in order to protect ourselves and other fellow countrymen from this pandemic.
The minister maintained that everyone should engage in serious prayers for God’s intervention and exhibit thorough personal hygiene which includes but not limited to prolonged hand washing with suitable hand sanitizers or a combination of soap and water.
He commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his strong direction and leadership in mitigating the effect of COVID-19 virus and equally counseled all government agencies to carry out the President’s directives completely in order to protect our existence as Nigerians.