The Chairman of Road Transport Employer’s Association of Nigeria, (RTEAN) Osun State, Chief Jire Aweda Oyebode has urged residents of the state who will be traveling from Osogbo to other neighboring states not to panic over the current global coronavirus pandemic, saying the union has embarked on Sensitisation of members about preventive interventions to keep the virus at bay.
Oyebode gave the assurance while speaking with newsmen in Osogbo.
According to him, the leadership of the union in the state have done the needful interns of sensitising their members all over the state on how to strictly follow all the guidelines given by the state government for the motorist to letter.
Oyebode who enjoined the citizens to cooperate and observe all the precautionary measures put in place by the government to curb the spread of coronavirus pandemic also warned them not to violate any rules given by the government as the government meant well for its citizens.
He said , the members of RTEAN in the state have been sensitised on how to relate with people especially passengers on daily basis, hence , the need for regular enlightenment of their members on how to relate with passengers and other people around them has also been injected in them.
He said upon the preventive measures, they recommended frequent hand washing, using handkerchief, tissue paper or covering the upper arm while coughing or sneezing, staying away from passengers when sick in order to prevent/reduce transmission of communicable diseases, including flu.
He further said it has become imperative to sensitize their members because the outbreak was in all our neighboring states which Osun share boundary with so as to curb the influx of the effected ones to the state.
He commended the proactiveness of administration of governor Adegboyega Oyetola and the hardworking of the security agencies in enforcing the compliance.
He also eulogized the resilience of the media in disseminating information adequately about the pandemic to the people.
Oyebode however , implored the people of the state to support the government the authority concerns in curbing the spread of COVID 19 in the state.
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