Covid-19: food sufficiency and supply, not negotiable -Ime Uwah

…as Governor’s aide flags off Covid-19 mutual support project in Oron

The Senior Special Assistant to Governor Udom Emmanuel on Marketing and Brand Management, Mr Ime Uwah has called on rural dwellers not to neglect their farms, so as to ensure food sufficiency even in this period of Covid-19 Pandemic. Uwah made the call today, during the flag off of the Covid-19 mutual support/sensitization campaign in Oron town.
The Governor’s aide who was flanked by the chairman of the Seamen Transport Community, Esuk Efak in Oron, Mr Felix Sam Abang and the secretary of Oron Local Government Area, Elder Anietie Okon told the members of the community that with the scourge of the Corona virus becoming prevalent, and its attendant restrictions in economic activities, food and Agricultural commodities will be in high demand and as such, all hands should be on deck so as to ensure food sufficiency till the scourge is over.

Highpoint of the visit was the sensitization of the locals on ways to stay safe and adhere strictly to the precautionary measures to avoid the rapid spread of the Covid-19 virus by the SSA. He further advised the people to embrace personal hygiene by regular hand washing with soap and running water, alcohol based hand sanitizers, covering of nose and mouth with mask when coughing and sneezing, self isolation when unwell and urged them to call the emergency lines when symptoms persist.

Uwah donated hand sanitizers, anticeptic soaps, buckets, mask, and stickers on how to prevent the convid-19 in Oron language and English.

Responding in their separate remarks, the secretary of Oron Local Government Area, Elder Anietie Okon and the chairman of the Seamen Transport community, Mr Felix Sam Abang thanked the Governor’s Aide for his magnanimity, acknowledged receipt of the sanitary items donated, and promised to take the news to the hinterlands in the area.

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