The Okobaro of Ughievwen Kingdom, HRM Matthew Ediri Egbi, Owahwa II, has advised indigenes and residents of Ughievwen Kingdom to observe strictly all covid-19 preventive measures as stipulated by the Delta State government and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC.
In a statement, HRM of Ughievwen noted that the second wave of the covid-19 pandemic was real and was poses serious threat to human existence than the former.
“Though, I do not doubt the readiness of Ughievwen indigenes and residents to abide by government directives to curve the covid-19 pandemic, but I consider it relevant to advise us to strictly observe social distancing, avoid crowded areas and hand shake, as well as stay indoors in these trying times.”
HRM Owahwa II also urged residents to observe personal hygiene by regularly washing their hands with soap and running water as well as apply alcohol base sanitizer.
The Monarch of Ughievwen advised residents to limit all forms of celebrations and social gatherings and put on their nose masks, to avoid arrest, prosecution and a fine of N20,000 Imposed by government effective from Wednesday 23rd December, 2020.
HRM of Ughievwen Kingdom urged anyone felling feverish, coughing or sneezing to report to the nearest hospital for diagnoses or call the numbers released by the state government, noting treatment for covid-19 is free and that it is not criminal offence to be infected by the covid-19.
He thanked Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for his unrelenting efforts in the fight against covid-19 and urged all Deltans to support him.