In response to the ravaging incursion of corona virus in Nigeria, the Akwa Ibom State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), seeing the need to sensitize the populace on preventive measures, has directed all Chapter and Ward Executives of the Party to undertake rigorous sensitization exercise in their jurisdictions.

According to a release signed by the state publicity Secretary, Comrade Ini Ememobong, the aim of the exercise, is to adequately arm the people, especially those in rural areas, of the deadly virus and ways of preventing its spread. The executives must pay special attention to markets, churches and village halls, he stressed.

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“Preventive methods like social distancing, regular hand washing and the use of hand sanitizers are helpful and hereby seriously encouraged”, he said, while expressing optimism that the pandemic will soon be resolved and normalcy returned.