COVID-19: Printing Practitioners partner Anambra govt in sensitisation campaign
To assist the government in driving COVID-19 messages to the rural communities, the Society of Printing Practitioners of Nigeria, Onitsha Chapter, Anambra State, yesterday, presented to the state government, copies of “Situation Report on The Fight against COVID-19 in the State” for onward distribution, Tribune Online gathered.
The National President of the Association, Mr Nwora Egbuniwe and Anambra State chairman of the Association, Mr Ethel Obidinso, said the gesture is aimed at partnering the state government in enlightening the public on policies and programmes, including the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in the state.
Presenting the publication, the Anambra State Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr C. Don Adinuba, said the publication will go a long way in supporting the fight against COVID-19 pandemic, especially at this phase of community searching, adding that the publication will be distributed in public places, especially churches, markets and motor parks.
While noting that majority of people in the state have been cooperative in the fight against the pandemic, Mr Adinuba regretted that there are individuals, who are still endangering lives of millions of people by failing to comply with the directives aimed at containing the COVID-19 spread, explaining that mobile courts have been set up by the state government in various parts of the state to try offenders.
Receiving copies of the publication, the Secretary to the State Government, Professor Solo Chukwulobelu, described it as a unique contribution to the fight against the pandemic, calling on the Association to do more in empowering the youths, discouraging capital flight from the state, book piracy and other unwholesome practices from members.
Chairman of Onitsha chapter of the association, Mr Okechukwu Akaneme, led other Executive members during the presentation.
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