As part of his contributions to the global fight against the coronavirus pandemic, Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji, has distributed cartons of alcohol-based hand sanitizers to the people of his Umuahia Central State Constituency.
Before the distribution, a medical doctor and member of the distribution team, Dr Anya Kalu, sensitized traders at the popular Orie Ugba Market in Umuahia on the need to maintain a hygienic lifestyle and adhere to social distancing as directed by the World Health Organization and the Government of Abia State.
“You must ensure you wash your hands regularly with soap and use these hand sanitizers which will kill any form of germs in your hands”.
Chief of Staff to the Speaker, Nze Kenneth Ezeigbo, who led the team from Office of the Speaker told the traders that the Speaker was solidly behind the people of Umuahia Central State Constituency in this fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and urged them not to panic but abide by all the guidelines issued by Abia State Government and other relevant agencies on the prevention and control of the virus.
The team distributed cartons of hand sanitizers at Orie Ugba Market, Amauzukwu Relief Market, Isi Gate City Centre, Orogwu Market in Afaraukwu and Old Timber Market in World Bank all in Umuahia Central State Constituency.