Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Coronavirus: Zamfara Govt takes sensitisation to abattoirs, food vendors


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The Zamfara State Ministry of Health has embarked on sensitisation campaign to public places as part of its measures to prevent Coronavirus and Lassa fever.

The Commissioner of Health, Yahaya Kanoma led the sensitisation campaign team to abattoirs and food vendors in Gusau, on Monday.

Mr Kanoma said that the measure is part of the government’s concern to protect the health of its people.

He said though, the state remains Lassa fever and Coronavirus free, “but we are partnering with development partners to strengthen proactive measures against the two viruses in the state.

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“We are here to sensitise abattoir operators, butchers and food vendors on precaution measures in order to avoid the risk of the diseases in the state”, Mr Kanoma said.

The commissioner urged food vendors and abattoir managers in the state to ensure good hygiene and best environmental health practices while carrying out their businesses.

He also called on the general public to give priority to hand washing, environmental sanitation and other proactive measures.

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“We also met with the state officials of the Nigeria Union of Transport Workers, where we sensitised their members on the need to sanitize their vehicles and parks.

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“We also trained Health Directors of the 14 local government areas of the state on how to conduct step down training at their respective LGAs”, the commissioner said.


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