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Niani chief urges alkalolu to help prevent spread of Covid-19

Aug 26, 2020, 3:04 PM | Article By: Ousman Jallow

The chief of Niani, Alh. Pierre Bah has called on alkalolu in his district to intensify their advocacy in the fight against the spread of coronavirus in their communities.

Chief Bah was speaking during his second dialogue with the district alkalolu at Wassu, Central River Region.

Due to the severity of the global pandemic, Chief Bah called for concerted efforts by all stakeholders especially borderline communities.

"Alkalolu living around the borderline should be very mindful of people coming from others countries to their villages" he said.

Since the first reported case in March, coronavirus has now claimed over twenty lives in the country, while the number of confirmed surged to over 2600 cases.                

To that end, Niani chief challenged all to adhere to World Health Organisation and the Ministry of Health’s precautionary guidelines such as social distancing and the use of face masks to help combat the spread of coronavirus in the country.

"Government alone cannot fight this deadly virus, thus the need for concerted efforts by all stakeholders to help limit the spread of the virus in the country" he told the alkalolu.

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