NACRISS Begins Ebola Sensitization As Government Debunks Rumors Of Case In UCTH

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Philomina Agweye, President NACRISS WW
Philomina Agweye, President NACRISS WW

The President of the National Association of Cross River State Students, World Wide, Comrade Philomina Agweye has taken the message of sensitization on the prevalence of Ebola virus to tertiary institutions across the state.

The recent exercise saw the President of the Union visiting the University of Calabar; Cross River University of Technology (CRUTECH), College of Health Technology and College of Education, Akamkpa talking about to prevent the spread of the dreaded virus.

During the exercise, informative documents containing the basic knowledge of the virus were given to students. Also, items such as bathing buckets and cutleries to aid self-hygiene were distributed.

Handing over the items to the NACRISS President of college of Education Akamkpa chapter, Philomina stated, “As you all know that health is wealth and knowledge is power, the state of health of the human society is of great necessity and every reasonable and concerned government must not take the health of her citizens for granted. That is why I have come to sensitize you about the dreaded Ebola virus.

“Please always endeavor to wash your hands often as possible. Avoid contact with any suspected victim and animals such as bats and monkeys. Mind how you eat bush meats”, she advised.

Responding on behalf of his students, the NACRISS chapter President of COE Akamkpa, Comrade Omang appreciated the President for her kind gesture towards them.

In his words, “I want to thank you most especially for coming to visit us and of the gift items you brought to us. This will go a long way in helping us maintaining self-hygiene.

“The information you have impacted on us today as contained in the document given us shall be made available to other students who are not here for their perusal and benefit”, he stressed.

Meanwhile, The Cross River State Government has urged members of the public to remain calm as rumors about an Ebola Virus case in the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, UCTH penultimate week is false.

This was contained in a press release by the state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Angela Oyo-Ita.

According to the release, the commissioner maintained that the rumor is an attempt to mislead the masses and thereby destabilize the peaceful nature of the state which originated from the social media; facebook in particular.

It reads in part, “The government hereby wishes to put the records straight, there has not been even one case of Ebola in this case, the government and all stakeholders involved have confirmed that there is no Ebola case in Cross River State”.

“If the status change the state government reserve the right to make it known and shall do so.” it warned that “If this false information is not discontinued by those spreading it, the government will not hesitate to take the necessary actions against those behind it”.

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