Government has lunched an operation confirm your Covid status and compulsory wearing of face masks program in the State. This has become necessary following the new surge in Covid-19 which is currently spreading across the country.
Accordingly, Abians and other residents are advised to visit out molecular laboratories in Aba and Amachara for covid test ion order to ascertain their covid status. Furthermore, all Abians must at all times wear their face masks.
To adequately confront and mitigating the effect of the Pandemic on residents and Abians alike, Government hereby ban all public gathering in the State till further notice.
All public offices and institutions including Ministries, Departments, Agencies, Banks, school, hospitals etc are directed to deny access to persons seeking any form of assistance in their offices/institution without face masks and such visitors/clients must be made to comply 100% to all COVID-19 protocols.
Eateries and hospitality centers in the State are to operate on a take-away bases, henceforth while full compliance to covid-19 protocols must be duly observed.
Religious worships, Market and transport activities must be carried out henceforth as specified by the State Government and under strict compliance to all Covid-19 protocols.
The State and Local Government Enforcement Teams, Homeland security as well as law enforcement agencies are directed to be at their best enforcing compliance to all the covid-19 protocols in order to maintain a flat curve to the deadly pandemic in the State.
BARR CHRIS EZEM
Secretary to Abia State Government