Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has set up a committee to create awareness for the prevention of corona virus in the state.
Commissioner of Information and Communication, Paulinus Nsirim, stated this at the end of the State Executive Council meeting presided over by Wike yesterday.
“The State Executive Council reviewed the global pandemic and set up a five-member committee to carry out an aggressive awareness campaign on the prevention of corona virus.
Members of the committee are the Commissioner for Information and Communication, Paulinus Nsirim (Chairman), Commissioner for Health, Professor Chike Princewill (member), Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Igbiks Tamuno (member), Commissioner for Chieftaincy and Community Affairs, Olisa Tasie-Amadi (member) and Commissioner for Youth Affairs, Ohia Prince (member).
“This committee will ensure that citizens of the state in the 23 council areas get adequate information that will stop them from contracting the virus. He implored members of the public to practice regular elementary hygiene and use hand sanitisers to prevent contracting the virus.