Okezie Ikpeazu, the Governor of Abia Point out, has issued 48 several hours ultimatum to the Changeover Committee Chairmen of the seventeen nearby authorities regions of the condition to launch grassroots details service on the maximize circumstances of Coronavirus pandemic ravaging some states in the place.
The governor threatened to sanction erring local government chairman that fails to comply with the government’s directive aimed at shielding Abia citizenry and inhabitants from the COVID-19 illness.
Ikpeazu’s directive was contained in a report by Inter-ministerial Committee on Avoidance of Coronavirus Pandemic, and jointly signed by the Secretary to the State Governing administration(SSG), Chris Ezem, Commissioner for Wellbeing, Dr. Joe Osuji and the Commissioner for Data, John Okiyi Kalu.
According to the report forwarded to Every day Publish on Wednesday, the Governor similarly banned evening club pursuits as part of precautionary measures mapped out in avoiding citizens in opposition to the pandemic.
It said, “No burial, wedding and other ceremonies, for the future 4 weeks, must contain far more than 30 individuals who should guarantee that they sit/stand at the very least 1.5m aside from just about every other. Security agents have been briefed to make sure comprehensive enforcement.
“Religious worship centers are to make sure that for the following 4 months not far more than 50 people attend any of their worship streams and systems with a bare minimum sitting or standing length of 1.5m aside from just about every other”.
Continuing, “Henceforth, all tricycles (Keke) operators in the point out need to have only a highest of 2 travellers per time and they will have to sit at the back again with only the rider in front.
“Mini buses popularly referred to as “Oke Bekee” are ro carry only 5 travellers for every time though 14-seater buses are to carry only a most of 5 travellers per time with none in entrance other than the driver.
“All inter-state bus parks or terminals ought to procure and deploy digital thermometers for screening of inbound and outbound travellers as very well as provide hand sanitizers and hand washing resources for use by all staff and travellers or hazard fast closure,” the report included.