As part of measures at Curbing the Spread of Coronavirus within the Local Government Area, Ijebu-Ode Local Government has embarked on sensitisation exercise, Provision and Teaching of Locally made Sanitizer among the Market Leaders, Meat sellers in Abbattoir in the Council Area.
The Sensitization took place at the Local Government Secretariat in itoro, Ijebu-Ode As part of measures of the Council to protect the Market women and Men.
Speaking at the programme, the Chairman of Ijebu-Ode Local Government, Engr olugbenga Olugbile said it is Necessary to Sensitised and Protect our Market Women on the virus in other to stay safe.
” I can tell our People that Ijebu-Ode Local Government is producing it’s own Locally Made Sanitizer which will be given free to Every Individual and at the Same time we are teaching the Market women how to make the Sanitizer free of charge and How to make Use of it.” Olugbile said.
He then urged the market leader to mount a hand washing buckets, soaps and Water at all Entry to the Market for Every Individual to wash their Hands before gaining Entry to the Market.
Also speaking, the head of Local Government Administration, Dr Adeolu Olufowobi urged the Market Leaders to cooperate with the Local Government at Sensitizing the Individuals that comes to the market Saying the Local Government is ready to procure a Temperature Meter for the market that would be used at checking the temperature of People’s that comes in to the market.
The health Educator, in the Local Government, Mrs Abiola Bakare who took the session of teaching the Market Leaders how to produce the Sanitizer said Individuals should imbibe the habit of washing hands with liquid soap and running water, As well as sanitising their hands regularly.