Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Oyo State Command, has deployed a total of 255 of its personnel to work with National Centre Disease Control, NCDC, for humanitarian service, and to ensure total compliance on the Government, personnel from intelligence department, medical, disaster management and CBRN have also been deployed to strategic location across the state.
Disclosing this today in Ibadan, the State Commandant, Alhaji Iskilu Akinsanya said that the Corps will ensure that people comply with all the preventive measures so that the State will be completely safe from the pandemic.
The personnel have been patrolling all the nooks and crannies of the state educating and enlightening the people to observe personal hygiene, maintain reasonable distance,avoid crowded places,ensure that their house hold stays indoors as much as possible as well as report any health condition that is unusual to nearest health facility as quickly as possible.
Akinsanya added that his men had visited churches, mosques, motor parks, markets and all other places people are found in numbers to spread the information on self protection so as not to become victims.
He also implore some citizens that may have traveled or returned from abroad within the past 14 days to go for medical check so as to nip any suspicious health development in the bud, insisting that such proactive measures with not only help them to know their health status but will also prevent their family members and others from being infected.