COVID-19: Uzodimma Directs Partial Shut Down of Imo Workforce

March 25, 2020
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Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma has again assured
the people of the state of his government’s preparedness to tackle head on the
Coronavirus crisis rocking the nation and the world at large.

Speaking on Tuesday, during the flag off of the distribution
of hand sanitizers to Ministries, Agencies, Markets, Churches, Schools and
other public places in Imo State, Governor Uzodimma also ordered for partial
shutdown of the workforce.

In his words: “In continuation of our programme to nip the
spread of Coronavirus in the bud, Government has decided to close all Nite
Clubs and late night restaurants. From Wednesday, Civil Servants above 45 years
will be encouraged not to come to work because they are the most vulnerable
group.”

However, he said those on essential services will continue
to come to work and promised that adequate measures have been put in place for
their safety.

Governor Uzodimma reiterated that his government will continue
to be proactive in the fight against the virus and enjoined all citizens of the
state to keep away from crowded places and strive to upgrade their personal
hygiene.

Governor Uzodimma added: “We are consistent with our
commitment to the fight against Coronavirus. Our commitment to ensure that
citizens awareness is put in place is unwavering. We will continue to remain
vigilant to ensure that all things needed to enlighten our people about this
dreaded disease are put in place.”

While admitting that Coronavirus is real and spreading fast,
the Governor assured that he is ready to guard against anything that will bring
the disease to the state. “Today, we decided to procure hand sanitizers and we
will distribute them to all nooks and crannies of the state, “he said.

Governor Uzodimma further promised that his administration
will continue to do its best to ensure that the state is safe. He encouraged
the citizens to watch out for coronavirus symptoms and go for test, stating
that Imo state has one of the best Isolation Centres in the country.

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