COVID-19: OONI DONATES 3 MOTORIZED FUMIGATORS TO LAGOS
As the fight against Coronavirus continues, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, on Tuesday, has presented 3 locally made motorized fumigators to Lagos State.
The items, in addition to a large size drone were received by the Governor of the State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Lagos being the epicentre of pandemic in Nigeria.
The monarch commended Sanwo-Olu and other world leaders for their unrelenting and unflinching support to fight against Coronavirus. Adding that the zeal, encouraged him to help in combating the novel virus through his donation.
He stated further that the fumigators are not hazardous to human health and more effective.
The monarch hereby, urge Nigerians to support in the fight against the pandemic and pay lesser attention on palliatives, he said Nigerian should look inward for solutions that are social and local as the present situation calls for individual responses.
Sanwo-Olu on the order hand, appreciated the monarch for his support towards the fight and emblematized him as an well to do figure.
"Thank you your majesty for showing our people the can do spirit, thank you for using your office and institution as a strong enabler to be able to communicate and pass on this strong message to our citizens. You are a critical part of governance because you are one of our traditional institutions.
"I want to commend you, for using your office as an institution to let our people know that what we are going through is real, it is not something that anybody has conjured, but it is something we can come together and solve collectively.
"It is good that you are leading this conversation today. You are the first that would able to tell our people that COVID19 is real, you have shown we can also look inward and take up a local solution, and you have taken it upon yourself to not just sit back and criticize, but to give back and encourage our local industry and economy, to be very creative and see what kind of local solutions you can bring about."
According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on 27th April, Lagos State has confirmed, 602 active cases, 764 cases, 143 discharged and 19 deaths.