Bonny Island is Corona Virus Free - NLNG

There Is No Case of Corona virus in Bonny as reported by the LG Chairman, NLNG and Shell's investigations

There has been no case of the coronavirus pandemic additionally acknowledged as COVID-19 in Bonny authorities Area. the final Hospital, Bonny has additionally been precise as an Isolation Centre.

Chairman of Bonny LGA, David Irimagha, alongside the representatives of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), Dr Increase Orawari, and Nigeria Liquefied gas (NLNG), Godson Dienye, respectively, gave this clarification nowadays in Bonny at some stage during a assembly stakeholders within the globe.

According to them, it absolutely was once counterproductive and con to the spirit of the season to lift unfounded rumours to create panic within the society, announcing that each one alleged instances of contamination had been investigated and discovered to be untrue.

Irimagha, who met with stakeholders within the location to trend out methods to create sure that the coronavirus doesn't enter the island LGA, stated the final Hospital, Bonny are visiting be supported to furnish screening and isolation offerings to contributors of the general public must there be an endemic of the pandemic within the globe.

“Some days ago, we had a really worrisome statistics that anyone happened in from China. I had to suits up that case and observed that there was once no reality therein information. the primary doubt I had was once that the stated man had been within the island for 14 days and he's alive. Ordinarily, it capacity he isn't even having the virus however we went similarly to undertake and do similarly verifications which we had to return out publicly and see the because of put that at rest.”

“We must keep from taking data that we do not seem to be any longer positive of out, simply to create panic within the island. I obtain reasonably calls from Government House and from one altogether a form quarters asking to remember of what's happening. Our humans must recognize that we don’t have such a case.”

He reward the authorities Chairman “for taking this initiative to line up this committee” and rallying “individuals, stakeholders, agencies and every one people together” as a frequent the front con to the threat of COVID-19, assuring that “NLNG, as a accountable body, would typically obey authorities rules. we are visiting guarantee that some thing directives that come from authorities will naturally be obeyed. As I speak, some clarifications are being sought from the authorities and as soon as we get these clarifications we are visiting naturally obey what the Governor has said”.

He entreated all folks to need non-public accountability for staying secure from being contaminated with the virus, stressing that “I don’t choose us to delude ourselves in wondering that somebody will care extra for us that ourselves. So, anyone folks desires to need character motion to safeguard ourselves”.

Speaking, Community Liaison Officer (CLO) of SPDC, Bonny, Dr Increase Orawari additionally disclaimed rumours that a sure Caucasian examined fantastic to COVID-19 and was once secretly flown out of the SPDC Terminal in Bonny, saying that there was once no such case or perhaps any case of everybody falling sick within the terminal.

Dr Increase Orawari

“The invitation happened with a look as regards what's occurring in our terminal whether or not we somebody who had corona who accustomed be secretly flown out. A textual content message, as a count of fact, happened to me on a daily basis or two before you even called. i accustomed be once so startled to concentrate thereto thanks to the particular fact this is often often often not a season for imaging making, we are speakme health, we are speaking life.”

“So, if there was once all and varied who had corona at our terminal or any of our services round here, especially, you'd have regarded before we observed out. we'd have instructed you thanks to the particular fact it is not about retaining a company image. Yes, we are visiting strive to manage data however during this unique instance, there's nothing to manage. We don’t have any incidence of all and varied who fell sick or took unwell as upshot of coronavirus. As a count of fact, we don’t have all who was once even unwell who accustomed be flown out.”

He recommended the humans of the vicinity to droop their traditional daily practices so on stay safe, urging them to cooperate with the authorities and every one different stakeholders to create sure that the island neighborhood was once secure from the virus.

The Bonny LG boss, amid using his Vice, Anengi Barasua, Secretary to the authorities Council, Omoni Longjohn, and also the Special Adviser on Environment, Prince Oko-Jumbo, visited the traditional Hospital to appear at the dominion of the ability.

The assembly was once attended by means of the Divisional enforcement officials of Bonny, CSP Shu’aib Achigili, and Finima, CSP Bashir Kontagora, and representatives of assorted protection organizations in Bonny LGA, fitness officials, executives of the Bonny Marine transport Association (BMTA) and Bonny Boat Drivers Union, Bonny Seafarers Union, bus and business bikes sections of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), and Commercial Tricycle Operators, amongst others.