A former governor of Oyo State, Chief Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala, on Tuesday prayed for the quick recovery of the state governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, whose COVID-19 test proved positive on Monday as well as other victims of COVID-19 in the state and the country as a whole.
Alao-Akala in a statement he sighed by himself called for intensified prayers from the people irrespective of religious affiliations in order to beseech God to end the scourge, while tasking the people of Oyo State and Nigerian, to follow the hygienic rule and guideline stipulated to ward off the disease.
“I am saddened to receive the news of the infection of Governor Seyi Makinde with Coronavirus (COVID-19). Jehovah Ropheka: The Lord our Healer, Exodus 15:26 will heal you.”
“I pray to Almighty God to heal you and protect your family as you go through the self- isolation and proper treatments. Similarly I pray for the protection of all the citizens of the state from the COVID-19 scourge.
“There is no established cure for COVID-19 yet but it is not a death sentence as it can be managed. Therefore, I urge my fellow people to obey the governments and work collectively to stop the spread by constantly washing our hands and observing high standards of hygiene, avoiding social gatherings and events. Stay at home, stay safe,” he said.
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