In furtherance of efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in Ondo, Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu, on Monday, 20th April, presented nose masks to market women in the State.
This is in line with the Southwest Governors’ resolve to mandate the use of nose masks for everyone coming out of their homes, effective from Friday 24th April, 2020.
The bundles of locally produced nose masks was received by the Iyaloja General of the State, Chief Mrs. Iwalola Adefemiwa and other market women, at the Government House, Alagbaka, Akure.
While presenting the masks, Gov. Akeredolu “encourage them to wear a nose mask,” letting them know it is importat for their “personal protection” and is a “precautionary measures for the market men/women who would trade with various shades of people across the State.”
He “also urge the market women to mandate their numerous customers to also wear nose mask before engaging in any trading with them, as there will be more nose masks to distribute soon as it is still in Mass production.”
The Iyaloja General, Chief Adefemiwa, the government’s “efforts for always prioritizing the interest of the market women in the State.”
She promised that the market men/women will adhere strictly to the directive as they get their nose masks.