- Governor Darius Ishaku has renewed commitment towards ensuring that Taraba state does not record Covid-19 fatality
- The governor also said his administration would put all measures in place to curb the highly-ravaging virus
- Taraba has 95 confirmed cases of coronavirus as the state sits on the 32nd position on the NCDC log
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Darius Ishaku, governor of Taraba, has declared that no will die of Covid-19 infection because his government is putting all necessary measures in place to flatten the curve of the highly-ravaging pandemic.
The governor made this known on Tuesday, September 23, in Jalingo, the state capital, after receiving the report of the Taraba Covid-19 task force presented to him by the committee's chairman Innocent Vakka.
In a report contained in Taraba state government website, Ishaku said his administration is doing all that it can to ensure that no life is lost to the deadly disease that has killed thousands globally while millions of lives are on a red line.
Taraba presently has 95 cases of Covid-19 out of 57,724 confirmed cases nationwide according to the data of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) of Wednesday, September 23.
The Taraba governor said:
“Efforts are being intensified to keep the disease completely out of Taraba State and to ensure that nobody dies as a result of it.
“My administration is expanding testing and isolation facilities in the state to ensures cases, when they occur, are promptly and properly handled.
“I want to commend members of the task force for a job well done and I will continue to support them to do more."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the Ministry of Health cautioned against the "second wave of Covid-19 pandemic" which it said would be disastrous to the economy of the country and lives.
Speaking during the Covid-19 presidential task force briefing on Monday, August 3, Dr Sani Aliyu who is the coordinator of the committee gave the warning.
Sani urged "businesses that are reopening to align themselves" with the safety protocols and guidelines of the coronavirus.
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