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Adhere to Medical Advice on Coronavirus – Gov. Inuwa Yahaya

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Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya has implored residents of the state to adhere to medical advice amidst spread of Coronavirus disease in Nigeria and the globe.

Governor Inuwa Yahaya gave this advise in statewide address held on Monday, March 23, 2020 in Gombe Government House.

He also direct closure of public and private schools across the state with effect from Tuesday, March 24, 2020.

”In accordance with the directives by the Presidential Task force on COVID 19, all schools in the state are hereby directed to close effective from tomorrow Tuesday 24th March, 2020 until further notice. Furthermore, congregations for ceremonies, religious and other social activities are advised to limit numbers so as to not exceed the 50-person maximum as advised by the committee.

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”Additionally, we shall constitute a 21-man Task Force to be headed by a renowned Professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Prof. Idris Mohammed to immediately review and continuously monitor the situation in the state.”

He added: ” Experience has shown that Corona Virus disease is no respecter of colour, creed, religion, size or level of development of any nation. A close observation of recent developments necessitates that we must come to terms with the facts that the human race is facing one of its greatest challenge in history.

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”However, I have an abiding faith that this challenge shall be overcome soonest.
I also appeal to the entire people of Gombe State particularly our traditional rulers, community and religious leaders to enlighten our people on the dangers of this disease and the need to adhere strictly to medical advice.

”Our Government has always taken the health of its people as a serious business. It is against this background that we released funds to the Ministry of health in order to facilitate public sensitization on preventive measures against the disease, enhance surveillance activities for early detection of potential cases and ensure that medical supplies and equipment’s are stockpiled in the event of occurrence of the disease in our state.

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”The disease has continued to overwhelm the health systems of advanced countries despite their better health services, technological and economic advancement. As a result, global economy has been hit hard leading to major cities being across the world being locked down. The potential impact that COVID-19 poses to a developing country like Nigeria cannot be over-stated. The threat is real and imminent.”

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