Previous Governor of Anambra Point out, Mr. Peter Obi has appealed to current market leaders nationwide to shut down the non-critical pieces of their marketplaces, leaving crucial sections this kind of as medicine and food stuff things, as a person of the preventive actions toward curtailing the distribute of the lethal Coronavirus in Nigeria. This charm was contained in a launch created out there to the Everyday Post by his media aide, Mr Valentine Obienyem.
Obi who counseled the steps taken so far by many ranges of government, expressed gratification with the increasing awareness among Nigerians. He claimed that, with the gory tales in some sections of the entire world, this was a time Nigerians must make sacrifices by deliberately curtailing all functions that were capable of growing the transmission of the virus.
Obi who was individual about traders, appealed to them to shut markets nationwide, other than all those working on necessary merchandise and food items stuff. He mentioned that if only people important sectors operated, the crowds in the marketplaces would grow to be sufficiently lessened to be controlled through correct actions.
As for closure of educational facilities and barring of social gatherings, Obi agreed that these actions were aimed at conserving lives.
“The point of existence is that we need to 1st of all be alive just before we talk about other existential things to do,” Obi stated.
Obi sympathised with all the victims of the lethal virus around the world, and recommended the responsiveness and cooperation of different environment leaders and governments globally towards fighting the common enemy – Coronavirus.
He reported it would be a point of joy to witness the continued functioning with each other between the peoples of the entire world to defeat other common enemies, these as starvation and unemployment.