Ifeanyi Okowa Delta state governor

Lassa Fever: Only 13 Persons Still Under Observation – Delta

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Govt…Approves Construction Of Link Roads In Aniocha North

The Delta State Government has disclosed that only 13 persons are still under observation in the state to determine whether they have
lassa fever or not. A statement signed by the state Commissioner for Information. Mr. Patrick Ukah, said that the 13 persons will be
closely monitored for one more week.

According to the statement, out of 55 contacts in the state, 32 have been declared free of the disease.Mr. Ukah stated that the
sensitization and advocacy to  Local Government Areas, Primary Health Care Centers, schools, market places, among others, will not just
continue, but will be intensified to achieve the desired result. He advised all persons living in the state to keep their environment
clean and cultivate appropriate sanitary behaviours.

Meanwhile, the Delta State Government has approved the contract for the construction of Issele-Uku/Onicha-Uku/Ugbodu/Nkwu-Nzu/Obomkpa/Idumu-Ogo roads in Aniocha North Local Government Area of the state.

The state Commissioner for Information, Mr. Patrick Ukah, who disclosed this after the state Executive Council meeting in Asaba on
Thursday, disclosed that the first phase of the project will be the completion of the 6.65 km length from Idumu-Ogo to Obomkpa. The
Information Commissioner said that the approval of the contract was in line with the determination of the state government to link rural
communities to the urban centers.

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