It The National Orientation Agency has taken the campaign on COVID-19 prevention to traders and students, including People Living With Disabilities in Rivers State.
The campaign, which is an initiative of the Federal Government, was in partnership with the United Nations and the European Union.
The NOA, Community Orientation, and Mobilisation officer, Eleme Local Government Area, Rivers State, Mrs.Charity Lena said this during a hands campaign in Port Harcourt.
Lena said the campaign was anchored on five COVID-19 preventive behaviors tagged, ‘Powerful Hands,’ and implemented by the Centre behaviors and Social Impact, with technical support from the United Nations Children Fund.
The hand’s campaign, she said, encourages members of the public to wash their hands regularly, use nose masks, sneeze into the elbow, stay indoors and maintain social distancing.
Lena explained that the campaign in Rivers State, which is domiciled in Port Harcourt and Eleme, has reached 24 schools, 18 markets, and 12 communities in the two Local Government Areas.
According to her, the campaign is ongoing in Lagos, Oyo, Plateau, Kaduna, Kano states, and the Federal Capital Territory.