Kwara Government Applauds Public Support for Covid-19 Fight

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(Ilorin)

Kwara State Government has expressed gratitude to organisations and individuals for contributing to it’s fight against Covid-19 pandemic.

The Deputy Governor and Chairman Kwara State Covid-19 Technical Committee, Mr Kayode Alabi, thanked the donors on Saturday while receiving two motorised modular fumigators from the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, to assist the government in the battle against the spread of Coronavirus.

Alabi thanked the royal father for contributing to the COVID-19 fight and described him as illustrious, intelligent, and selfless personality who gave , his decision to commit personal resources to help humanity.

According to him, the partnership and support of various individuals and organisations has boosted the state government’s COVID-intervention in a significant way, adding that government alone cannot win the battle.

Speaking through Oba Muraina Adedinu Asoya of Isoya kingdom, who represented him, the Ooni commended the effort of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq in the fight against the pandemic.

According to him, the donation of two modular fumigators was to complement the state government’s quick response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Ooni affirmed that it was high time people took the pandemic seriously, adding that disinfection of offices, schools and the environment was key to halting the spread of the virus.

The monarch,who promised to continue to contribute his quota toward the development of the country, charged individuals to join hands with the government in the fight against COVID-19.

Earlier, Prof. Olapeju Esimai,
Head of Public Health Department, Obafemi Awolowo University Ile Ife explained that the locally-made fumigators were environmentally-friendly.

The professor, who is also the Chairman of Ooni of Ife COVID-19 Response Team,said the fumigstors were equally efficient in fighting Coronavirus and similar viruses in the community.

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