Representative Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State says his administration would not shut down government funded schools in the state out of dread of Coronavirus as of late recorded in certain pieces of Nigeria.
He added that it was ridiculous to suddenly end scholarly exercises since state funded schools would typically end their meeting Next week.
In a statewide communicate on Saturday morning, the senator said there was no requirement for individuals in the state to freeze considering the prudent steps his organization has set up.
While asking everybody to approach their typical obligations, he advanced for most extreme alert and profound feeling of discernment, particularly from the media, in the way of reportage of the worldwide pandemic, including that there is no reclaiming an incentive in causing alarm in the State.
He likewise demanded that there is no affirmed instance of the infection anyplace in the state.
"You may have perused a rash of fiendish data hawked by specific media stages on the status of COVID-19 in our State.
"I need to guarantee the open that the bits of gossip and bogus data going around via web-based networking media are totally bogus. For accentuation, let me state here unequivocally that there is no affirmed instance of COVID-19 illness in Akwa Ibom State as I address you.
"In actuality, the measures set up at our Airport is far reaching and has no equal anyplace in West Africa."
He uncovered that his organization through the state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Dominic Ukpong, had set up an Infectious Disease Prevention and Control Task Force half a month prior to the primary affirmed instance of coronavirus in Nigeria was recorded.