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COVID-19: NOA tasks Nigerians on prompt report of suspected cases



The National Orientation Agency (NOA) in Jigawa, has called on Nigerians to promptly report any suspected cases of Coronavirus to the appropriate authorities.

Shuaibu Haruna, the State Director of the Agency, made the call in a statement on Tuesday in Dutse.

Haruna also charged the agency’s Chief Orientation and Mobilization Officers (COMOs) in the 27 Local Government Areas of the state to be committed in their duties as members of the Local government task force committees on Covid-19 in their respective areas.

He stressed that the country was in a critical moment as a result of the global pandemic, therefore, directed for prompt reporting of the events.

The director also commended the Jigawa State Government for the proactive measures adopted to contain the spread of the virus in the state.

“NOA called on all Nigerians to maintain hand washing, social distancing, stay at home directive and other precautionary measures as advised by ministry of health.

“Also Nigerians are advised to promptly report all suspected cases to the appropriate authority.

“We also commended Jigawa chapter of ALGON under the leadership of Hon Aminu Sani, who is the Chairman of Gumel local council for the harmonious working relationship with all local government councils’ chairmen and NOA, particularly our officers across the state,” he said.

Edited By: Modupe Adeloye/Rabiu Sani Ali