Clergy Urge Nigerians To Maintain Ebola Free Society

Sequel to the World Health Organization recent declaration on Nigeria and Senegal as Ebola Virus free society in Africa, having broken the chain of transmission by completing twice the incubation period after the last contact case was recorded without new cases , Catholic Bishop of Awka, Rt. Rev  Paulinous Ezeokafor has advised  Nigerians to maintain active vigilance approach  and  cleaner environment always.
He gave the advice at the 7th Deanery Convention of Saint Mathew Catholic Church, Amawbia, Anambra state, pointing out that active surveillance should be a collective responsibility of all and sundry.
Bishop Ezeokafor, who congratulated  President Goodluck Jonathan and all stakeholders and development partners that made it possible to contain the Ebola outbreak in Nigeria, charge that such dexterity invested in the fight against  Ebola Virus Disease should be replicated in other major areas of need in the country.
In their separate reactions to the theme of the deanery Convention, Women and Youth Empowerment Mechanism, different participants at the occasion charged government to set aside certain percentage of their revenue to encourage skill acquisition empowerment at all levels of government, which will encourage creative potency.
They however called of the rich citizens to follow suit in the drive to actualize the goal number 1 of the Millennium Development Goals, poised to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger in the society.


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