From: Femi Oyelola, Kaduna
Following the recorded first case of Covid-19 in Zamfara State on 24th April 2020, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle has ordered for the fumigation of hospitals, markets as well as motor parks across the state.
The Director-General, Public Enlightenment, Media and Communication, Yusuf Idris Gusau disclosed this in a statement made available to media in kaduna yesterday
The statement added that the governor said his administration has taken steps to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus.
The move was intended to curb the spread of the coronavirus in the state.
Thus, chemical disinfection has since commenced at the Yariman Bakura Specialists hospital, Farida General Hospital, Gusau and the Federal Medical Centre, Gusau under the supervision of the state commissioner for Environment, Dr Nuradeen Isah.
He, therefore, appealed to the people of the State to cooperate with the State Government in its efforts to address the spread of the virus.
The Governor assured that his government will not relent in taking measures that will protect the lives and the properties of the citizens.
Matawalle explained that the use of chemical disinfectant for the fumigation will assist in curtailing the spread of the virus and improve the hygiene of the state.