COVID-19: Africa’s window for containment is narrowing – Okonjo-Iweala warns

March 29, 2020
23 Views

Following the continuous spread of the deadly coronavirus disease, former Nigerian Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has warned seriously against church, mosque and market gathering.

Iweala took to her Twitter account on Sunday to state that Africa’s window for containment is narrowing, therefore, people should adhere to warnings and instructions and avoid public gatherings.

She said,” Africa’s window for containment is narrowing!

”As of March 28, there are 4,106 cases in 46 countries with 124 deaths.

”Still too many reports and videos of people gathering in churches, mosques and markets.

”Spread the word! Don’t congregate. Save lives .”

Recall that eight new cases of the deadly virus have been confirmed in Nigeria.

According to the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) the patients are in FCT, Kaduna, Osun and Oyo States,

Nigeria now has 97 confirmed cases of the virus.

You may be interested

Gov. El-Rufai Threatens to Proscute Parents Who Enroll Children into Almajirai Education System
News
News

Gov. El-Rufai Threatens to Proscute Parents Who Enroll Children into Almajirai Education System

Flora - May 26, 2020

Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State has warned that parents who enroll their children into the Almajirai education system stand…

Man kills brother over money raised for mother’s funeral
News
News

Man kills brother over money raised for mother’s funeral

Flora - May 26, 2020

One Patrick Obiesheike has allegedly murdered his brother, Remigus, in the Umulowoshie Umuoahochie Autonomous Community, Obowo Local Government Area of…

Police detained me for eight days because my husband criticised Lai Mohammed – Wife
News
News

Police detained me for eight days because my husband criticised Lai Mohammed – Wife

Flora - May 26, 2020

In an interview with ENIOLA AKINKUOTU, Mrs Dorcas Jolayemi, the wife of a journalist detained for criticising Minister of Information…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.