Edo Mobile Screening Centres: As part of the efforts of the Digital Governor Obaseki determination to halt the Coronavirus pandemic in Edo State. The proactive Governor introduced Mobile Screening.
The Mobile Screening centres brought the awareness of Covid-19 more closer to Edo people. At present, the Mobile Screening has commenced in Edo State.
On Friday, 24th April, Ogiemwonyi Osazuwa with Hon. Jude Edosa and Timi Frank took a tour to inspect some of the Mobile Screening in Benin metropolis.
The first place of visit were the Mobile Screening centre at Kingsquare, near Urukpota RingRoad. They also used the opportunity to interview some of the Mobile Screening Officers, and some persons present.
“The Mobile Screening only spend two days in a centre – one place,” said Mrs Esther Eguavon, one of the Mobile Screening Officers. She further emphasized the important of the screening.
“The screening to COVID-19 is an opportunity to discuss one health status to medical professional. It will help to save lives,” She added.
True, once you appear for the screening, they will ask you to wash your hands, sanitizer your hands thereafter one of them will start interviewing you about your health status. It is a team work anyway.
“People are now willing to test to Covid-19-screened. The good news is that, through the screening you will be able to know your Coronavirus health status,” Mrs Esther disclosed.
The people appreciate the Digital Governor Obaseki. One of them, Mr. Austin Owina spoke thus, “We are seeing the performance of our Governor in his fight against the spread of the Coronavirus. I am glad that we have him as our Governor today. Because everybody in his Government is joining him to set Edo State free of Coronavirus pandemic. I do see some of the Government officials in the markets, banks, parks, and in the streets telling people on how they can prevent themselves from catching the virus. And how they could help the Government to succeed in its fight against the coronavirus by presenting themselves to Covid-19 test at any screening centres nearest to them. I was encourage by their awareness,and today I am here for the Covid-19 screening. I want to also use this medium to tell others who have not be screen to do so, it is for our own good. Because it is said that early detective is the key to survive it.”
Another person, Mrs Uwadia Ruth also praised the efforts of the Digital Governor Obaseki. In her words,”I am a trader at Idogbo market. I decided to leave my business today, and come here to do the coronavirus screening. I know it is very important, because as a trader, if I know my status and I have no suspected case, it will help other people who will come to buy from me.”
“Once I get to the market, I am going to encourage my fellow market women to do the same. Lastly, I thank our caring Governor Obaseki for everything, we are solidly behind him, we the market women are in support of him. He should continue his good work, and he should not listen to people who are trying to play politics with the coronavirus pandemic.”
“Our Governor Obaseki is a good leader, he is tested and trusted. We love him, and his Deputy Shaibu. Obaseki carry go.” She started laughing.
Indeed, Edo is in safe hands with Digital Governor Obaseki.