COVID-19: ACOMORAN Sets Up Taskforce To Enforce Compliance, Distributes Nose Masks, Gloves - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Wednesday, March 25, 2020

COVID-19: ACOMORAN Sets Up Taskforce To Enforce Compliance, Distributes Nose Masks, Gloves

Ogun ACOMORAN Chairman distributing nose mask and hand glove to Okada rider in Abeokuta on Wednesday
Michael-Azeez Ogunsiji
ABEOKUTA - Ogun State Chapter of Amalgamation of Commercial Motorcycle Riders, Owners and Repair Association of Nigeria (ACOMORAN) has set up a task force team to enforce the state government directives on the fight against coronavirus. 

THE ENCOUNTER NEWS recalls Ogun State government on Monday directed all transport unions in the state to enlighten their members on the need to wear nose mask and hand glove. 

The government further directed that, commercial motorcyclists popularly known as Okada riders must not carry more than one passenger with the rider wearing nose masks. 

Speaking to journalists in his Abeokuta office on Wednesday, the state Chairman ACOMORAN, Mr. Kayode Sowunmi while distributing nose masks and hand gloves to Okada riders the task force team would arrest any defaulters against the government directives and hand them over to the police. 

Sowunmi explained that, the measure was to further protect his members from the spread of pandemic disease, Coronavirus. 

He urged all branch chairmen to sensitize their members on the need to comply with the new directives of one passenger and distribute the personal protective equipment. 

"As you have observed the way I am dressed, it is quite clear that we have been following the directive of the State government. Immediately the state government gave the directive, as law abiding citizens, we swung into action by sensitizing our members. By using of face mask, hand gloves and some other hygienic procedures. 

"We also use hand sanitizers has directed by the state government, you cannot come into any of our offices without  using sanitizer. As the state government say we should not carry more than one passenger, it is for our own good. 

"We have told all our members to comply with all these directives and we have organised a task force that will enforce this directives. All those who do not comply with the directives will be handed over to the police for necessary  actions to be taken on them."

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