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Kwara Assembly hails Abdulrasak on war against COVID-19

By Opeyemi Daniel-Adeoti

The Kwara State House of Assembly has commended the efforts of the Kwara State Government in combating the deadly Coronavirus pandemic ravaging the world.

The House at plenary today (Wednesday) thanked Mallam Abdulrahman Abdulrasak for all measures adopted in ensuring Kwarans are safe.

Speaking in the floor of the House, the House Chairman on Health and Environment, Hon Owolabi Olatunde Rasak said even before the novel Coronavirus enters the state, the governor had already instituted a committee to fight against it in the interest of the dwellers.

He said these made Kwara to be ranked number 4 in preparation in the federation behind Cross River, Lagos and Anambra State.

Being member of the committee, Owolabi affirmed that the governor is trying to ensure we have a testing laboratory in the state as against sending samples to neighboring state for test.

He said the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) were in the state to access the laboratories on ground while Harmony Diagnostic laboratory was chosen to be the COVID-19 test centre, assuring that come next week, work will begin at the centre.

The member representing Share/Oke-Ode Constituency said total samples sent for test as at today is 1,224, confirmed cases, 79, total active cases, 44, total discharged, 34, pending results,113, number of negative results, 1,031 while the number of death remains 1.

Reading the resolution of the House, the Speaker, Rt. Hon Yakubu Salihu Danladi commended the executive's proactiveness so far, urging the people to continue cooperating with the government and obey all safety directives.

The House Leader, Hon Magaji Olawoyin therefore moved a motion for adjournment till June 2nd 2020 and was seconded by Honorable John Bello Olarewaju
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