PDP Chieftain Urges Sensitisation Of Rural Communities


By Sylvester Idowu

A Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and former Delta State Governorship aspirant, Chief Sunny Onueoske has called on the Federal and States Governments to take Covid-19 sensitisation campaign to the rural communities to curtail its spread.

He also urged Non-governmental Organisations (NGOs) as well as Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to complement the government’s campaign on the protocols set out by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

The protocols according to him include regular hand washing, avoiding crowded areas, observing social distancing as well as using of face masks and hand sanitisers.

Chief Onuesoke, in a statement issued in Warri yesterday commended the efforts of the various governments and prominent Nigerians for their efforts in curbing the deadly virus which is ravaging the world.

He prayed for the recovery of those infected by Covid-19 and advised Nigerians to adhere strictly with the protocols of NCDC to avoid being infected.

Onuesoke particularly joined other Nigerians in praying for the quick recovery of the founder of DAAR Communications Plc, owners of AIT and Raypower, High Chief Raymond Dokpesi and members of his family who tested positive to Covid-19.

His prayer was in response to the confirmation that Chairman, DAAR Communication, Chief Raymond Dokpesi Jnr tested positive for COVID-19 as well as eight members of the Dokpesi family, including High Chief Aleogho Dokpesi.