By Chukwudi Ndubeze
Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano has, Thursday, issued fresh order to civil servants in the state following the rising cases of COVID-19 in the state.
Announcing new Covid-19 preventive measures, The Secretary to Anambra State government, Professor Solo Chukwulobelu told Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS), that His Excellency, Governor Willie Obiano has directed that civil servants in the state, from grade level one to twelve should work from home until further notice, with immediate effect.
He also announced the introduction of curfew in the state, to help check the spread of Covid-19 virus. The curfew which will last from 9pm to 6am daily, will start on Monday, 8th February, 2021 until further notice.
Chukwulobelu further announced other measures the state government is taking to help stop the spread of Covid-19 in the state. “The state government has activated and made operational mobile courts to try Covid-19 protocal offenders, beginning from Monday, 8th February, 2021”.
“Also, the state COVID-19 Task Force, including the Ministry of Health, and Ministry of Trade and Commerce have been empowered to increase their hospitals and markets surveillance, and to close immediately any hospital (private and government owned), and markets that do not comply with Covid-19 protocols in their operations”.