Coronavirus: Kwara state governor says people have to be sensitized

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State government has expressed it’s preparedness to contain the COVID-19 pandemic in case of an outbreak in the state.

State Deputy Governor Kayode Alabi said this yesterday in Ilorin at a train the trainers on infection prevention and control.

Mr. Alabi said, “it’s a lot of work, but people had to be sensitized.”

The deputy governor, who is also the chairman, COVID-19 committee in the state, said that “One might not be able to handle the pandemic in a situation with 1,000 cases. This is the truth. That’s why we have to sensitize our people and we hope things will come out well”.

Earlier, Health commisioner Dr Rasaq Raji frowned at the situation whereby some medical experts were reluctant to attend the training programme, saying medical practitioners would be made to work in the event outbreak occurs.

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