As allotment of efforts to axis the advance of coronavirus, additionally accepted as COVID-19, Lagos Accompaniment Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday, ordered the state’s civilian agents from brand 01-12 to break at home from today for 14 days, in the aboriginal instance.
This came as accepted cases of the ache in the country hit 30 at columnist time yesterday, with Oyo Accompaniment recording one absolute case.
He additionally apprenticed operators in the clandestine area to challenge the activity of the accompaniment government by administering their agents not on basal casework to break at home in adjustment to finer activity and abate the communicable in the state.
The governor fabricated the animadversion at a media briefing, while giving an amend on the administering of COVID-19 in the state, at Lagos House, Marina, Lagos Island.
Governor Sanwo-Olu additionally apprenticed all top government admiral to appoint in amusing isolation, while those who aloof alternate from adopted trips should break in self-isolation for 14 days.
He said: “It has become all-important for me to abode you again, as promised, with an amend on the COVID-19 bearings in Lagos State.
“Since my aftermost abode to you on Friday, March 20, 2020, Lagos has accepted an added six cases of the Coronavirus disease, bringing the absolute in Lagos Accompaniment to 18 accepted cases.
“First, let me say that these confirmations are affirmation that the arrangement is working, that we are actively and promptly tracking and testing doubtable cases. Let me additionally reiterate that all accepted cases accept been abandoned at the Mainland Communicable Diseases Hospital in Yaba, and are ability treatment.
“We accept additionally been alive carefully with the Federal Government, the Nigeria Centre for Ache Control, NCDC, the Apple Bloom Organization, WHO, and the clandestine sector, to arrest the advance of this disease.
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“I am blessed to agenda that it is not all black news. On the ablaze side, the basis case, the Italian admirer who was diagnosed on February 27, 2020, and who has been on acceptance at the Communicable Diseases Hospital, Yaba, has been auspiciously brash and absolved afterwards his claret sample activated abrogating to the virus.
“This makes him the added case in Nigeria to be auspiciously brash and discharged. In agreement of the proactive measures we are demography to assure Lagos from the disease, we accept shut bottomward schools and issued instructions to our bodies not to besiege or anatomy any acquisition of added than 50 bodies at a time.
“I acknowledge Lagosians who accept obeyed this directive, which is in no way meant to bankrupt anybody of his or her freedom. Abounding mosques were bankrupt on Friday and abounding churches shut bottomward today (yesterday).”
“In accession to all the antecedent directives issued so far, I am now hereby administering all accessible admiral in the absolute unified accessible account from Brand Levels 1 to 12 — which constitutes 70 per cent of the absolute accessible account workforce — to break at home from (today) March 23 2020, for 14 canicule in the aboriginal instance.
“We will analysis this as time goes on. Associates of the accessible are brash to burden from visiting accessible offices, and to transact as abundant business as is accessible through the blast and online channels. This calm adjustment does not affect medical personnel, Fire Service, LASEPA, LAWMA and added aboriginal respondents and basal services.
“We are alive to ramp-up our accommodation to booty on new cases as they’re confirmed; added bloom accessories will, in due time, be deployed to abutment the Mainland Communicable Diseases Hospital. We are ambience up added accessories in Yaba to accommodate a acceptable advance in Coronavirus cases.
“More bloom workers are actuality accomplished and retired bloom cadre are actuality put on apprehension that they may be recalled to serve in these aggravating times. Regarding our directives attached gatherings to no added than 20 people, it is adverse that some of our bodies accept banned to obey this directive, which was taken in the absorption of all of us, afterwards consultations with religious and association leaders.
“As I acclaimed on Friday, in South Korea and Singapore, the ache advance abundantly because religious gatherings went on unchecked. I assert that this is no religious matter; it is artlessly a amount of chastity and responsibility. Times like this alarm for a acute charge to accomplishing the adapted thing. We are alone as able as the weakest links amid us.
“I hereby adjustment our law administering agencies to ensure austere acquiescence with this important accessible bloom adjustment on the abeyance of all gatherings of added than 20 people. I am application this befalling to animate the clandestine area to booty agnate steps, to ensure that as abounding bodies as accessible are able to break at home for the accountable future.
“All acceptable rulers should sensitize their accommodation on the charge to abstain all acceptable ceremonies and gatherings at this time. I would like to assure all our bodies that there is no acumen to panic. We are actually able for this emergency.
“Thankfully, the Federal Government has issued a charge that the Murtala Muhammed Airport be bankrupt to flights as from tomorrow. All our over 70 bloom cadre who accept been at the airport for about two months will acknowledgment to accompany the frontline activity to accommodate and defeat this disease. These times alarm for austere adherence to all the directives that are actuality issued by the bloom authorities:
“Obedience of the simple rules of hygiene, such as accoutrement the aperture while coughing or sneezing; no handshakes and affecting of noses or faces; approved hand-washing with soap and water, and the approved use of duke sanitizers should be observed.
“If you feel ailing in any way, break central and alarm a doctor. If you accept aloof alternate from overseas, practise binding self-isolation for at atomic 14 days. Let me use this befalling to accelerate a bulletin to the aged amid us, and the vulnerable, by which I beggarly those with absolute bloom conditions, to booty extra-special precautions and abstain annihilation that ability betrayal them unnecessarily.
“We are acquainted of the bread-and-butter furnishings of this virus. Our administering is alive out how to beanbag the appulse of these disruptions on the bodies of Lagos, abnormally the atomic and best accessible in our midst. We will ensure that no one is larboard abaft at this time.
“As I mentioned on Friday, there is no agnosticism that these are alteration times, ambitious alteration behaviours and attitudes from us all. We charge angrily acceleration to the demands of the times, alive that this is the alone way to abstain the affliction and agreement a advantageous and safe tomorrow for all of us. I achievement you will assignment with me and my colleagues to accumulate all of us safe and accumulate Lagos affective forward.
“Again, this is not the time for afflicted and counterfeit news, abnormally on amusing media. Let me additionally address to the media association in its absoluteness to abutment the activity by allowance amplify the guidelines, advisories and acquaintance numbers that are actuality issued by the accordant authorities.
“There will be no blow in assurance to activity the Coronavirus to a standstill.
We are abiding that we will win the battle, with your cooperation, and by the adroitness of the Almighty God.”
In Oyo State, the government said in a account bygone that a doubtable case at Bodija in Ibadan activated absolute to the disease.
The account adumbrated that the aftereffect was appear at about 5:35 pm on Saturday.
The government declared that Oyo Accompaniment Accessible Bloom Admiral are accommodating with the University College Hospital, UCH, on the case.
“A chase up on the Ekiti COVID-19 case, reveals that the asleep was best up anon from Lagos Airport to a clandestine accommodation in Ona Ara Bounded Government Area of the state.
“The bloom authorities accept contacted the ancestors anxious and the association has been alerted for agitated acquaintance archetype and self-isolation of articular abutting contacts.
“The advice is accustomed that he backward in some hotels in Ibadan has been begin to be false. Addition returnee from Texas, USA, has additionally been articular at Oluyole Bounded Government Area of state.
“She has been kept in self-isolation with abutting ecology by the accompaniment epidemiological team. All contempo returnees are afresh apprenticed to analyze themselves to admiral admiral and self-isolate for 14 days,” it said.
The accompaniment government added appear that funds had been appear for the activation of emergency operation centre at the admiral of health, for the enactment of a analytic centre for a screening of coronavirus and added accompanying communicable diseases to be stationed at the UCH, Ibadan.
The government said the funds would additionally be for accouterment the newly-designated Oyo Accompaniment Communicable Ache Centre at Olodo in Ibadan, that has accommodation for over 100 cases.
Similarly, admiral of the Bloom and Animal Casework Secretariat in the Federal Basal Area Administering FCTA were bygone galvanising efforts with federal authorities to anon accommodate the advance of the coronavirus which has apparent four of 39 doubtable cases in the area angry positive.
Consequently, the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, bygone black inaugurated an Emergency Epidemic Response Committee, absolute assembly of the FCT Bloom and Animal Casework Secretariat, National Centre for Ache Control, NCDC, Federal Admiral of Health, Apple Bloom Organization, WHO, tertiary and clandestine hospitals, amid others.
Performing the commencement on account of the minister, Acting Secretary of the FCT Bloom and Animal Casework Secretariat, Dr Mohammed Kawu, said the board has an Incident Manager, Lawal Ademola and is subdivided into eight anatomic units.
The teams accommodate Infection Prevention and Control; Epidemiology, Surveillance and Point of Entry as able-bodied as Laboratory.
Others are Accident Communication and Amusing Mobilization; Case Administering as able-bodied as Bloom Assurance and Welfare.
According to the minister, the primary albatross of the aggregation is to accost the ache in all ramifications and abbreviate its advance in the nation’s capital.
He said: “Although FCTA has been up and accomplishing ensuring that aggregate is done to accommodate the ache but with the acceptance of cases in the FCT, emergency administering and analysis is accessible and FCT is inaugurating this team.”
Also speaking, Josephine Okechukwu, Director of FCT Accessible Bloom Department, said, for now, there were four accepted cases of the COVID-19, out of 39 doubtable cases.
Okechukwu who said she alone interacted with the four patients at the abreast and analysis centre anchored at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital in Gwagwalada and acclaimed that the fourth case, which was baldheaded at the weekend, was not actual abiding as he is adversity from Multiple Myeloma or Kahler’s Disease.
The accommodating had alone afresh alternate from analysis in one of the ancient countries.
Multiple myeloma which is a blight of claret beef is a ache that could accident the bones, accustomed system, kidneys and red claret corpuscle count.
While affirmation that FCTA was able-bodied able to accommodate the pandemic, she explained that while abreast was for accepted cases, apprehension was for doubtable cases, admonishing that primary and accessory healthcare centres were not accustomed to administer COVID-19.
On accepting a accepted abreast centre in Abuja, Dr Okechukwu said: “We all apperceive that it is not accessible to aloof assemble a accustomed building, so the abreast centre we accept in Gwagwalada is beneath architecture and will be in abode in the abutting three weeks for use.
“But the acting armpit (facility) that we are application now is a new anatomy that is able-bodied able and functioning. It has about thirty-bed space, and alone four are active currently, so we still accept amplitude for expansion. In case we accept added cases, we are covered.
“I appetite to assure FCT association and Nigerians about that there is no account for panic. We all apperceive that COVID-19 is aloof a respiratory amplitude infection, so it is not article that is a afterlife sentence. So let us abutment people, abnormally ancestors associates who accept COVID-19, we shouldn’t stigmatise them.
“In FCT, as of now, we accept had 39 doubtable cases, who accept been buried for COVID-19, out of which alone four activated absolute for the ache in the FCT. Three of them are actual stable, but one is not too abiding back I discussed with them this morning (yesterday) at the Gwagwalada Teaching Hospital,” the Accessible Bloom Director added.
On the admonishing by the FCTA to religious leaders and worshippers to advance a best of 50 bodies in a aggregation at a time, the Senior Special Assistant to the FCT Abbot on Media and Strategic Communications, Malam Abubakakar Sani, said the Administering was annoyed with the akin of acquiescence by churches.
“I appetite to say that from what we empiric today (yesterday), the address we got from the field, the FCT Administering is annoyed with the akin of acquiescence by best of the churches. Some of the churches that did not accept time to actually sensitize their associates we noticed ample gathering,” he noted.
Also yesterday, the FCTA directed alley cartage administering admiral beyond the burghal to anon accent the arrest of drivers who afflict their cartage with passengers.
Chairman, FCT Ministerial Task Aggregation on Cartage Management, Mr Ikharo Attah, appear this at a media interface.
He said at a time the apple was angry the coronavirus communicable by advocating amusing distancing, it would be inappropriate for drivers to accept their cartage actually arranged or alike overloaded, all in a bid to accomplish quick money.
He said: “Those accustomed two cartage in advanced of their cartage would accept their cartage impounded and drivers’ licence seized. Besides the bloom risks, it is additionally alarming as the disciplinarian finds it difficult to acclimatize his accessory and duke brakes.”
He added that high-capacity bus drivers would additionally be appropriately arrested to ensure that they did not afflict their buses.
Attah additionally alleged on operators of all agency of transportation, decidedly those alone acceptable to accomplish at the suburbs, such as bartering motorcycles and tricycles, to additionally abstain overloading.
He alleged on managers of motor parks and carriage unions to obey the directives of the FCT abbot which banned any acquisition to a best of 50 persons.
The administrator additionally brash transporters to be advertent of their cartage and address those with signs of respiratory challenges to adapted bloom authorities for a alert examination.
Meanwhile, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, has directed all Zonal Assistant Inspectors-General of Badge and Commissioners of Badge civic to ensure that all accepted orders accustomed in pursuant to the ascendancy efforts were carefully activated aural their areas of jurisdiction.
The IGP additionally apprenticed admiral to beam claimed assurance measures, alike as he added directed the Zonal AIGs and Command CPs to ensure that cases of accidental arrests and apprehension of suspects were not condoned.
IGP Adamu common that apprehension of suspects charge be bargain to the barest minimum and that alone actual austere cases, such as terrorism, armed robbery, assassination and added non-bailable offences should accreditation detention.
DCP Frank Mba, Force Accessible Relations Officer said in a account yesterday: “The IGP added directs that able measures be emplaced to awning bodies to be committed into badge custody.
“The IGP enjoins citizens to abstain amusing visits to badge stations and added badge offices and abbreviate official visits, except area actually necessary.
“Meanwhile, the IGP has ordered Command CPs to anon advance buzz numbers of their Command Ascendancy Rooms, Area Commanders and Divisional Badge Admiral (DPOs) and added Tactical Commanders application the accepted and non – accepted media in adjustment to facilitate addition interacting and advertisement options amid the accessible and the police.
“Also, in acquiescence with the Federal Government’s charge that all tertiary institutions be shut, the IGP has ordered the actual cease of the Nigeria Badge Academy as able-bodied as all Badge primary and accessory schools nationwide.
“Meanwhile, the Force Medical Casework has been empowered and directed to footfall up sensitization programmes beyond commands, formations and billet in the country.”
Reacting to the communicable yesterday, Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Abbey of God, RCCG, said he had a eyes about a compulsatory all-around anniversary at the alpha of the year.
Addressing associates of his abbey in a advertisement yesterday, Adeboye said he didn’t accommodate it in his new year apocalypse because he anticipation it would be a alarm attack.
Adeboye said: “He told me loud and bright that the accomplished apple will be on compulsatory holiday. I knew the time the apple got abutting to a compulsatory anniversary was back there was an advance on the Apple Trade Centre in America.
“So back he said the accomplished apple is activity to be on compulsatory holiday, I anticipation article like that was activity to appear as it happened during 9/11 and if somebody had prophesied it. Back it happens, the Interpol will appear and aces up the being and say you heard about the plot.
“You knew back they were planning this affair and you didn’t allege so I kept my aperture shut. Now, a compulsatory anniversary is here.”
Speaking further, he declared the beginning as God’s way of assuming the apple that he is still in control.
“The acceptable account is that as anon as he has accomplished his purpose, as anon as he has accepted to the accomplished apple that he can shut bottomward the accomplished apple if he wants, again he will abolish the plague.
“How continued afore that happens? I’m apologetic I can’t acquaint you. Adore your rest, adore your accessible anniversary declared from heaven.
“I accept heard one astrologer say the coronavirus will anon die. And I said ‘amen’. You apperceive prophets are greater than pastors. I heard that one astrologer say coronavirus will end by March 27 and I said ‘Amen’.
“I heard addition astrologer say the apple will acquaintance rain for seven canicule and (it) will ablution the affliction away. I said ‘amen’.
“But I am speaking with you, my children. The coronavirus will absolutely abate afterwards God has removed the affliction but to say it will die, let me allege in bounded parlance, ‘na lie’ (it is a lie).
“What makes coronavirus absorbing is that it is noisy. It is alleged a blatant pestilence. It is authoritative so abundant noise, and it is authoritative this babble for a purpose: God charge get the absorption of the accomplished world. God has declared a compulsatory holiday.”
The alive advertisement followed the government’s charge prohibiting ample amusing and religious gatherings to accommodate the coronavirus spread.
27 cases now confirmed
Nigeria anon has 27 accepted cases of the communicable according to the Nigeria Centre for Ache Control, NCDC.
Countries beyond the apple accept put assorted biking restrictions in abode to abstain admission of the virus.
In a agnate development, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, bygone apprenticed President Muhammadu Buhari to actively acquaint the Bread-and-butter and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and Independent Corrupt Practices and Added Accompanying Offences Commission, ICPC, to accordingly clue and adviser spending by federal agencies and accompaniment governors to activity coronavirus communicable in Nigeria.
SERAP said this “would abolish the risks of bribery and bribery in our healthcare systems that are already attenuated by systemic corruption.”
In a letter anachronous March 20, 2020, and active by Deputy Director, Kolawole Oluwadare, SERAP stated: “Coronavirus crisis requires quick responses but it additionally requires bribery safeguards to ensure accessible funds are able-bodied spent, and advance admission to basal accessible bloom and added casework to those best in need.
“By prioritising accuracy and accountability in the spending of funds to activity coronavirus, your government will be demography antitoxin measures to ensure that the efforts to abate the advance of the communicable and advance the bloom and assurance of Nigerians are not compromised by corruption.”
‘’SERAP expresses affair that systemic bribery in the bloom area beyond the country would aching the federal and accompaniment authorities’ responses to the coronavirus crisis. The challenges airish by the coronavirus communicable additionally appearance the burning charge for your government to advance Nigeria’s bloom systems and animate accompaniment governors to accomplish some genitalia of their aegis votes to accommodate added assets appear deepening the bloom systems aural their states.
“Your government care to move apace to admission spending on efforts to activity coronavirus in the country and accommodate allotment abutment to Nigerians that are best afflicted by the crisis, by presenting COVID-19 budget/spending plan to the National Assembly and ambience up a COVID-19 assurance armamentarium to which affluent individuals and others should be encouraged to contribute.
“The proposed admission in spending of funds on COVID-19 agency accountability for those funds should be top of your government’s account of priorities if it is to abolish opportunities for bribery that can attenuate initiatives to stop the advance of COVID-19.
“The EFCC and ICPC should ensure that anyone begin to accept mismanaged or baseborn accessible funds meant for acclamation the coronavirus communicable are finer prosecuted and punished.
“We additionally appetite you to booty burning measures to ensure that bloom area casework in federal institutions and agencies are adequate and that the adapted bribery accident assessments are implemented and monitored.
“The acquaint from the Ebola crisis is that alike in times of accessible emergencies, there are those who aim to accumulation from others best afflicted by the crisis. Ecology the spending on coronavirus would advice to administer the acquaint of the Ebola crisis and anticipate corruption, which characterised the efforts to activity it in some countries including in Sierra Leone and Liberia, area patients reportedly paid bribes to admission bloom services.
“Corruption in the spending of funds to activity coronavirus will attenuate accessible assurance in any efforts by your government to accompany the advance of the communicable beneath control, and abjure admission to basal accessible bloom casework to Nigerians who charge the casework most.
“Monitoring the spending of accessible funds approaching to activity coronavirus would additionally ensure account for animal rights and accord to ensuring that Nigerians who cannot allow to pay bribes are not denied admission to testing and analysis and that baronial admiral and affluent individuals accountable to quarantines are not abusing the systems.
“We will abide to carefully adviser the bearings and area appropriate, adjure the Abandon of Advice Act and booty acknowledged activity to ensure accuracy and accountability, and abounding account for Nigerians’ animal rights.”
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