WIFE of Oyo State Governor, Tamunominini Makinde has called on market women and association of women communities in the state to be good ambassadors in this crucial time as the state battles with Covid-19.
She made this known while distributing relief materials to market women and association of women across the state on Friday.
Mrs Makinde who was represented by the Commissioner of Women Affairs, Alhaja Fausat Sanni explained that the current administration is doing everything to ensure the safety of the good people of Oyo State in rural and urban areas.
She assured that the relief materials will get to all markets as they are ensuring that no one is left out as they are aware of the current situation spreading across the nation and globe as well.
“We are doing it subsequently and I can assure that we will continue to reach the poorest of the poor of the state”
Mrs Makinde also enjoined the women to ensure they follow all the medical advice to prevent the spread of Covid 19
In her remarks Iyaloja of Ibadan land, Alhaja Iswat Abiola Amerigun on behalf of the market women promised that markets will adhere to all medical advice to stop the spread of coronavirus by ensuring the use of face masks and washing hands with soap and water
She added that the market has elected a task force to ensure that all measures are put in place for traders to use the face mark and wash their hands frequently with soap and water.
“The Oyo State Government has provided and mandated the use of face masks and washing hands with soap and water at the entrance of each market in Ibadan”
” We have the task force who are always ensuring the use of face masks within the market and we also have provided water and soap for our people to wash their hands”