In furtherance of his efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19 pandemic in Ondo State, the state Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu Aketi,SAN, has presented nose masks for the use of market women in the state.
This is in line with the Southwest Governors’ resolve to mandate the use of nose masks for everyone coming out of their homes, effective from Friday 24th April, 2020.
The bundles of locally produced nose masks were received from the Governor by the Iyaloja General of the state, Chief Mrs. Iwalola Adefemiwa and other market women, at the Government House, Alagbaka, Akure on Monday, April 20, 2020.
While presenting the masks, Governor Akeredolu said wearing of a nose mask is very important for the personal protection of the market women who would trade with various shades of people across the state.
He urged the market women to also mandate their customers to also wear nose mask before engaging in any trading with them, adding that there will be more nose masks to distribute soon.
The Iyaloja General, Chief Adefemiwa, appreciated the Governor for always prioritizing the interest of the market women in the State.
She said the market women will adhere strictly to the directive as they get their nose masks.