The senator representing Benue South senatorial district, Abba Moro, has hailed the efforts of of the Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, and the Benue State COVID-19 Committee in stemming the tide of the pandemic in the state, as Nigeria contends with the challenge posed by the global pandemic.

In a statement issued by his Special Assistant on New Media, Emmanuel Eche-Ofun John, Senator Moro lauded Governor Ortom for sending preventive items to the 23 local government areas of the state to combat the deadly virus.

Recall Benue State has only one confirmed case of the Coronavirus disease, which was announced on March 28, 2020.

Noting that the governor and the Benue COVID-19 Committee have shown great commitment by doing everything possible to ensure that the state was protected from the scourge of COVID-19, Moro pledged to work closely with the government in making sure that the state is free of the dreaded disease.

He implored members of his constituency to continue to cooperate with the Committee and observe the precautionary measures advised by medical experts to avert the spread of the virus which is presently ravaging the entire globe.

He equally urged his constituents to “continue to wash and sanitize their hands at regular and periodic intervals, and to as well avoid social gatherings and interstate travels.”


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