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Coronavirus: Imo Governor orders closure of major markets

Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo State has ordered the closure of all major markets within the state with impact from Saturday, as half of measures to manage the unfold of the Coronavirus illness.

He has, due to this fact, appealed to residents of Imo State to do their purchasing between Thursday and Friday to that results.

The spoke by the state Commissioner for Governor was represented by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Declan Emelumba, throughout a press briefing Wednesday, on the Government House instantly after the maiden assembly of the state Executive Council.

He additionally instructed that civil servants who fall throughout the approval given by the Head of Service to not report back to workplace ought to keep at house till additional discover.

Similarly, he mentioned commuters getting into the state by the land borders are to be screened earlier than being allowed entry.

DAILY POST gathered that one of the resolutions taken on the govt assembly was to return the capital metropolis to its unique grasp plan.

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This, in response to report, will clear up the issue of over flooding and different environmental hazards at present skilled within the state.

However, the Governor introduced that the state Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) has risen from the preliminary N620m the federal government met on floor in January to N1.2b inside two months.

On training, he mentioned that the Exco unanimously agreed that Imo State University should be given its satisfaction of place as the one State University.

Meanwhile, he has appealed to Imo folks to not entertain concern over the lethal virus, assuring that Imo authorities has put measures in place to confront the illness head on.

In the identical vein, he known as on market women and men to obey the federal government’s directive as that, in response to him, is for the overriding curiosity off the folks.


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