Ebola: Rivers community protests location of quarantine centre in their area




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Rivers community protests location of quarantine centre in their areaThe River State government has assured the Oduoha in Emohua Local Government area their safety the citing a proposed centre in the community.

The Commissioner for Health, Sampson Parker gave the assurance after a group from Oduoha protested against the Ebola isolation centre.

The shut the site until the Commissioner intervened and assured them that the will dialogue with the community salvage the situation.
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“We are taking all precautionary measures make sure that everyone in the community is protected and whatever their fears are will be assuaged.

“We chose the health centre because it is one health centre that is kept away from the community. Whatever needs the community may have we will care of it.

“As for their fears, all we do is go there and discuss with them”, Parker said.

He also warned against making the citing of the centre a political issue, adding that politicians in the state politicising every move of the Rivers State government.[eap_ad_3]