By Stanley Onyekwere
The Abuja Market Management Limited, (AMML) has reiterated its commitment to fight COVID-19 pandemic by ensuring that all protocols put in place by Federal Government to contain its spread in in FCT is been observed in its markets.
The managing Director AMML, Ibrahim Uzaibat made this known during a presentation of Waste Management and COVID-19 equipment to Wuse Market Donated by Laurmann Nigeria
Uzaibat noted that since the advent of second wave of COVID-19, the Organisation has carried out adequate sensitisation and monitoring to ensure every traders and customers in the market observer the protocol.
While commending the donor for the donation of the items, Uzaibat noted that before now, AMML and Market Managers have since stepped up all activities aimed at battling the Covid 19 pandemic especially adherence to non pharmaceutical protocols.
He said AMML have a closer working relationship with Traders Association and the Ministerial task team on Covid 19 such that a trader, a shopper, or any other user of the market who flouts any of the protocols shall be made to face the full weight of the law.
Uzaibat who encourages other stakeholders to take a queue from donating more items to the market noted that the appliances donated will be deployed to add up to all other efforts by AMML, Traders Association and other partners in the fight of this disease.
Earlier in his remarks, the donor of the items, Director General of the Environmental company, Laurie Manaygin who described Wuse Market as the cleanest and better organized market in West Africa noted the his organization will continue to support the market to ensure clean environment and COVID-19 free.
On his part, chairman of Wuse Market trader Association, Okorie Samuel noted that the Authority of the Market under his watch has taken issue of COVID-19 serious as no face mask now entry of the market both traders and buyers.
A total of ten sets of recircle waste bin and ten handwash buckets for COVID-19 prevention were donated and handover to Wuse Market Traders Association.