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March 29, 2020 at 3:01 pm #600279Blessing WhyteParticipant
Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on the weekend deployed 250 personnel to implement compliance to all directives by the Rivers State Government in opposition to the unfold of the Coronavirus pandemic.
The state Commandant, NSCDC, Muktar Lawal, who spoke in Port Harcourt stated the workforce of Disaster Management Personnel was constituted in keeping with the directive of the corps’ Commandant-General, Abdullahi Mohammadu.
He stated the specifically chosen and skilled personnel of the corps would be part of the workforce of safety operatives of different formations within the state to stop the unfold of the pandemic.
Lawal stated the catastrophe administration operatives have been deployed in 23 native authorities areas within the state to reply speedily to the Coronavirus emergency conditions throughout the state.
He stated two hotlines had been devoted for immediate responses including that some medical groups with ambulances had been stationed at strategic places to swiftly reply to distressed calls.
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He stated: “Our operations personnel have since been on vehicular and foot patrols to make sure the order on measures to curtail the unfold of COVID-19 within the state is carried out to the latter.
“As measures taken to safeguard our personnel within the command from the Coronavirus pandemic, the medical workforce of the command had been mandated to hold out check on physique temperature of all incoming personnel together with guests coming into the command.
“As enshrined within the core mandate of NSCDC, throughout this era of emergency, the command has launched into sensitisation campaigns throughout the state on the necessity to observe primary hygiene of normal washing of fingers, frequent use of sanitizers in addition to maintaining unwashed fingers from face or nostril”.
Lawal appealed to the individuals of Rivers to stay calm and permit the taskforce inaugurated by Governor Nyesom Wike swing into motion to stop the unfold of the pandemic within the state.
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