COVID-19: Finally, A/Ibom gov’t orders workers to stay at home, closes borders with neighbours
The Akwa Ibom State Government has ordered workers to stay at home for one week to curb the spread of coronavirus in the state.
It also suspended flight operations and closed its boundaries with neighbouring states.
In a press statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr Emmanuel Ekuwem, on Thursday in Uyo and made available to newsmen, he said the directive which was on the order of Governor Udom Emmanuel was in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ekuwem said salaries of workers under the employment of the State Government will be paid today (Thursday), noting that from Monday, 30th March 2020, workers should stay at home for one week.
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