Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has directed the Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA), to provide support to the vulnerable in the state during the two weeks lockdown.
In a statement signed by Muhammad B. Tukur, Senior Special Assistant on New Media to the Governor, Fintiri urged the agency to spring to action immediately.
“The directive which is with immediate effect is part of the palliatives to the citizenry towards cushioning the effects of the lockdown on Adamawa as declared by government to checkmate the spread of COVID-19 in the state.
” The Governor is appealing to people to bear with the government during this period as it is the only means of preventing the spread of coronavirus pandemic, adding that the decision by government is in the best interest of the state,” the statement said.
Adamawa State government has in a statement Monday announced that it will from midnight of March 31, lockdown the state to tame the novel COVID-19 from berthing into Adamawa State.