By Bayo Balogun
As some of his aides tested positive for Covid-19, the Deputy Governor of Kwara State, Mr. Kayode Alabi has again alerted residents of the State to the reality of the disease.
He also warned of the danger it presents, adding that the present realities are such that require serious caution.
Alabi, who is also the Chairman of the Technical Committee on Coronavirus, appealed to all Kwarans to ensure strict adherence to COVID-19 safety protocols.
The Deputy Governor explained that the Government is determined to flatten the curve of Coronavirus and curb community transmission.
He informed that his Covid-19 positive aides have been admitted to Covid 19/Infectious centre, Sobi Specialist Hospital Ilorin.
He enjoined Kwarans to take responsibility in the fight against the disease, saying that the only antidote against COVID-19 is to obey all the government’s and health officials’ precautionary measures such as wearing of nose masks, avoidance of large gathering, adherence to physical distancing, washing of hands with soap and running water or sanitizer, among others.
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Deputy Governor, Modupe Joel, said he advised government establishments to emulate his action by testing staff.