One week after Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong tested positive to Corona virus, the Governor is now free of the disease after his latest test returned negative.
The Governor’s negative status was communicated to him on Wednesday night.
Lalong who has been on isolation since 17th December 2020 appreciated God for healing him of the virus and also thanked the people of Plateau State, his friends and associates all over the country for praying for him.
He again called on the citizens of Plateau State to take the pandemic very seriously by observing all protocols for prevention of infection and transmission.
On stigmatisation, the Governor said “having contacted the virus and undergone treatment myself, I wish to reiterate that COVID-19 is not a death sentence as early detection helps to address it and reduce chances of death.
We should not stigmatise against anyone who tests positive or is suspected of having the disease. Rather, such people should serve as motivation for others to voluntarily test in order to improve the safety of all”.
Only yesterday, the Governor convened a stakholders meeting presided over by the Secretary to the Government of the State Prof. Danladi Abok Atu where far reaching decisions were reached on combating the virus during the the yuletide and beyond.
Zam Zam Pharmacy Receives An Ward Of Excellence In Kogi
By Our Reporter, Kogi.
An award of excellence has been presented to Zam Zam pharmacy beside UBA, IBB way Lokoja.
Presenting the award in Lokoja, Kogi State, the State Chairman of the Association of Kogi Youths Concern, Comrade Sumaila Kanya said the pharmacy has met all standard expected in modern world and it has been rated as one of the best in the country.
He explained that drug dispensed at the pharmacy are of quality and cheaper when compared to others who are in the business.
Mr Samaila urged the manager of the pharmacy to continue to sustain the tempo and pray for more prosperous years.
Receiving the award, the Superintendent pharmacy in charge of Zam Zam pharmacy Mr Obbinna Nganwuchu expressed appreciation to the Association for recognizing their modest contributions to the society.
He promised to sustain the standard attained emphasising that the drug store deals directly with pharmaceutical companies to eradicate the menace of fake drugs.
He urged the people to always used the code available at the back of the drug packs to confirm its authenticity and as well patronize registered and certify Pharmacy.
*GYB @ 46 Birthday Celebration; Group Embark On Community Health Outreach In Lagos State
Chief Edward David Onoja group for GYB2PYB (CEDO4GYB2PYB), a political support group for Governor Yahaya Bello in collaboration with Vine Healthcare Limited has embarked on a medical outreach across communities in Lagos State to provide some free medical checkings and supplies to people and also enlighten them on safety measures to live a healthy life.
The outreach programme which started today being 20th June, 2021 is aimed at providing basic health care and health counseling to people in some areas of Lagos State.
Speaking at the commencement of the program, the group’s representative, Patriot Mathew James Avabee noted that the health outreach was organised to celebrate the 46th birthday of Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello.
“We are using the occassion of Governor Yahaya Adoza Bello’s birthday celebration to reach out to the people of Lagos State by providing for them basic health care, and enlightening the beneficiaries on the safety measures to live a healthy life.
“Adequate health care delivery to Kogi State citizens has been a serious concern to Governor Yahaya Bello and he has preformed excellently well through a robust and people focused health policies and infrastructural developments like the ongoing state of the art reference hospital and other health infrastructures in Kogi State, which after completion, will not only serve the people of Kogi State, but Nigerians”, he said.
While congratulating the beneficiaries of the program, patriot James Mathew urges them and the entire Lagos State citizens to support Governor Yahaya Bello, as he is prepared to take on the bigger national task ahead. Adding that, the people’s governor has shown competencies and capacities needed to govern a heterogeneous nation like Nigeria.
Fed. Min. of Water Resources In Collaboration with Kogi State Govt. Launched Clean Nigeria Campaign on War Against Open defecation.
Fed. Min. of Water Resources In Collaboration with Kogi State Govt. Launched Campaign on War Against Open defecation.
Kogi State Ministry of Water Resources in Collaboration with Clean Nigeria Campaign officially Flag off National Youth Volunteer Program on hand washing and Clean Nigeria at the State Secretariat conference hall Lokoja.
The Honourable Minister, Federal Ministry of Water Resources Engr. Suleiman H. Adamu FNSE, FAEng Ably represented by the director of water quality control and sanitation Federal Ministry of Water Resources Dr. Emmanuel Aweh Appreciate and welcome everyone to the auspicious occasion of the flag off of the Clean Nigeria campaign in Kogi State.
The Hon. Minister through Dr. Aweh emphasized that today’s launch of the Clean Nigeria Campaign is therefore timely and heart-warming as we need this demonstration to the political commitment required to commence and accelerate the state potentials and in furtherance of the Clean Nigeria, Use the toilet.
The action to end open defecation in Nigeria will require the contribution and commitment of everyone, government at all levels, civil society, private sector, development partners and the entire populace.
It is Worthy of Note that Kogi State has joined other States to launch the Clean Nigeria campaign and to launch this Youth Volunteer Program which is expected to boost the state and National Campaign against open defecation and we therefore look forward to the State delivering local government areas as open defecation Free.
Kogi State Commissioner for Water Resources Hon. (Dr.) Abdulmumin Danga in his address welcome all the dignitaries to the epoch-making event of the flag off Exercise of National Youth volunteer Program on hand washing and clean Nigeria campaign.
Hon. Danga appreciate the Federal Government for this collaborative program adequately designed for the youth volunteer on hand washing campaign and war against open defecation
It is very obvious that open defecation has caused a lot of havoc and sickness to our wellbeing which includes cholera, typhoid and other ailments which I cannot mention.
The National Youth volunteer program will involve the engagement of (100) youths in each of the (774) local government in the country for the period of 3months to carry out prompt awareness, enlightenment, education and sensitization activities on WASH ( Water Sanitation and Hygiene) Program.
Hon. Danga further informed the esteem participants and all other guest that a Non Governmental Organization known as Community Based Initiative for Growth and Sustainability will be Coordinating and facilitating the program in the Middle belt part of the Country which Kogi State is not exceptional.
He once again appreciate the Federal Ministry of Water Resources for this collaborative program and he assured them on behalf of Kogi State government under the distinguished leadership of our Visionary, Charismatic, Egalitarian and Pragmatic Leadership of His Alh. Yahaya Adoza Bello Executive Governor, Kogi State, that we’ll continue to campaign against open defecation, partner and Collaborate with you on this type of live Changing Exercise, and he Charged the Selected Youth Across Kogi State to imbibe the ethics of the Clean Nigeria campaign project and together we shall keep Kogi State and Nigeria clean.
Hon. Danga officially flag off the programme on behalf of Kogi State Government to the Glory of Almighty Allah.
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