GOV OKOWA HAS DEMONSTRATED LEADERSHIP IN HANDLING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, DELTANS SHOULD HEED HIS DIRECTIVES
— Dr Kingsley Amaihunwa.
By Frank Iroroh
The Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Governor of Delta State on Health Monitoring, Dr Kingsley Amaihunwa has hailed His Excellency, Sen. Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, the Governor of Delta State for his display of exceptional leadership in handling the monster Covid-19 global pandemic in Delta State and urged all residents of the State not to panic but to heed the directives of the Governor.
Dr Amaihunwa described the precautionary measures taken by the Governor as necessary to prevent the outbreak of the frightening killer virus in the state.
He stated this on Friday, 27th, March, 2020 in his office in Sapale while speaking with newsmen after listening to the Governor’s third broadcast, which was centered on the proactive actions taken by the administration to prevent the outbreak of the dreaded coronavirus in the state.
His words, ‘I have listened attentively to the broadcast of His Excellency, Sen. Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, the Governor of Delta State, yesterday, ofcourse, you know that this is the third time the Governor is addressing the people of Delta State and indeed all residents of the state, since the outbreak of coronavirus in parts of the country.’
‘The Governor has displayed an exceptional leadership at this trying time of our life. The precautionary measures taken by the Government are to prevent the outbreak of the monster virus in Delta State. You know, as the saying goes, prevention is better than cure.’ He stated.
Further, the SSA added, ‘there is no cause for panic because there is no outbreak of the virus in the State, that is why we must all comply and heed the directives of the Governor.’ The SSA stated.
Continuing he said, ‘I want to use this opportunity to commend the Governor for his resilient and commitment to safeguarding the lives of all residents of Delta State.
If we play our parts and adhere to the preventive measures as released by World Health Organization, WHO, Nigeria Centre for Disease control (NCDC) and obey Government directives with prayers, we will soon hear of Covid-19 no more.’ He concluded.