LAGOS – Mr Bisi Yusuf, a member, Lagos State House of Assembly, on Tuesday advised members of the public to maintain good personal hygiene against the spread of Ebola Virus Disease.
Yusuf (APC-Alimosho I) said gave the advice at a symposium he organised to educate people on the need to maintain good hygiene as precautionary measure against contracting the disease.
The lawmaker, who is also the chairman, House Committee on Transportation, Commerce and Industry, appealed to parents to take proper care of their wards to prevent the spread of the virus. [eap_ad_2] Yusuf urged teachers and school owners to adhere to the medical doctors’ guidelines to prevent the spread of the disease among the students when they resumed.
The lawmaker said that the proprietors should not consider their gains and incomes as more important than the health and safety of their students.
Also speaking, Dr Yewande Adeshina, the Special Adviser to Gov. Babatunde Fashola on Public Health, advised residents of the state to report any suspected case of ebola to the state government.
Adeshina, who was represented by Dr Demilade Longe, the state Director of Disease Control, appealed to the people to abstain from eating bush meat and fruit bats. (NAN)[eap_ad_3]