Educationist Warns Against Disregard To Covid-19 Safety Precautions Amid Third Wave - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Educationist Warns Against Disregard To Covid-19 Safety Precautions Amid Third Wave

ABEOKUTA - Amidst the outbreak of the third wave of Covid-19 codenamed "delta variant", the Proprietress of St. Christophers Private school, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Ambassador Adeola Adefalujo-Odugbesan has warned that, the habitual disregard to the safety precautions may lead to disaster if not enforced.

The educationist who called for re-enforcement of all Covid-19 safety protocols amid the outbreak of the third wave in the country, called on the Ogun state government to as a matter of urgency reinforce the laid down safety protocols that have been jettisoned by the people.

Amb. Adeola made the call during the year 2021 graduation and end of session party of the school held recently at the school hall in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

According to her, "recently, the world acknowledged the existence of the following covid-19 variants, B.1.1.7 (Alpha), B.1.351 (Beta), P.1 (Gamma) and B.1.617.2 (Delta).

"Recently also, some countries all over the World have acknowledged the beginning of the 3rd wave, with the complications of the variants.

"Only last week, many states in Nigeria announced that their covid-19 facilities and Manpower are being stretched and that they are running short of basic treatment items like drugs and Oxygen"

"As they say, charity begins at home, I will therefore humbly call on the People-friendly Governor of our dear Ogun State, Prince Dr. Senator Dapo Abiodun, to please issue an executive order for the resumption of the enforcement of wearing of Face-masks, Social distancing, Hand-washing and limiting the number of participants or attendees, at Social or public events, from now on", she stressed.

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