Ondo Begins Fumigation Of Market, Motor Parks

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Ondo State Government has commenced fumigation and desilting of markets, motor parks and other strategic places across the state to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.

The fumigation and desilting being carried out by the Committee on Sanitation and Traffic rules led by the state’s Commissioner for Water Resources, Public Sanitation and Hygiene,Mrs Yetunde Adeyanju on Thursday in Akure.

Adeyanju, who monitored the fumigation said that the company handling it ,ZL Global Alliance, demonstrated competence with the use of motorised spraying machines, chlorine, drums of ethanol, tankers and Hilux vehicles.

The Commissioner added that the fumigation which commenced from  the popular motorpark on Ondo road  and Adedeji market  (Oja Oba) along Oba Adesida road in the state capital, would continue at Ikare, Ondo, Ore, Igbokoda, Igbara-Oke, Owo and other parts of the state.

She said that all gutters around markets were also being desilted to further ensure that all places were made clean and safe for human habitation.

News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that the state governor, had on April 1, ordered immediate fumigation of all the markets, motor parks and other strategic areas across the state as part of the proactive measures to checkmate the spread of the deadly Coronavirus into the state.

NAN also reports that the markets had earlier been closed indefinitely as part of measures put in place by the state government to prevent the spread of the COVID-19.

The Commissioner commended traders  and the entire people of the state for  complying with government order on the closure of the markets.

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