Ebonyi government orders residents to wear face masks


Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, yesterday, directed that anybody seen outside his/her house must wear a face mask, adding that handkerchief, head tie, and pre-made medical mask could serve the purpose of face mask.

Umahi further directed all the tailors in Ebonyi State to meet the Speaker of Ebonyi State House of Assembly; Rt. Honourable Francis Ogbonnia Nwifuru for immediate production of face masks.
He called on security agencies, all sub-committees on COVID-19, chairmen of local councils, coordinators and government officials to make sure the people comply with the directive.
Also, the governor ordered the immediate fumigation of the state as part of the measures to curtail the spread of the deadly virus. It also said all residents seen outside an apartment must put on face masks.


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