COVID-19: Edo records 4 more deaths, 63 new cases as govt seeks residents’ support to protect the elderly

The Edo State Government has urged residents to support efforts by the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration to secure the health and wellbeing of the Edo people by complying with all guidelines and precautionary measures against the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Patrick Okundia, who expressed worry over the community spread…

COVID-19: NDDC donates ventilators, X-ray machines, other medical supplies to boost Edo govt’s response to pandemic

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has donated medical supplies to the Edo State Government to strengthen the state’s response to check the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state. Speaking during the handing over of the medical supplies to the government in Benin City, Acting Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, NDDC, Prof. Kemebradikumo…

Edo COVID-19 frontline workers to get outstanding allowance, as govt concludes payroll vetting

…‘We demobilised COVID-19 screening taskforce after exceeding target’ The Edo State Government has said the frontline workers temporarily engaged in screening and testing for coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state would be paid their outstanding allowance upon the conclusion of the vetting of their payroll. Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr….

Obaseki sees prospects, opportunities in social media use by youths, businesses amid COVID-19 pandemic

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has charged students, youths and owners of small and medium scale businesses in the state to take advantage of technology and leverage on the many opportunities that abound in social media to develop their skills and grow their businesses amid the disruptions caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic….

N700m fraud: Group charges Edo youths to pay close attention to Ize-Iyamu’s corruption trial

A group, Concerned Citizens of Edo State has charged youths in the state to meticulously follow the trial by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) flagbearer in the September 19 governorship election in the state, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. In a statement signed by its Secretary, Mr. Orobosa Igbinoba,…

COVID-19: Edo records 60 new cases as govt calls for caution …warns against actions that endanger the elderly

With the continuous rise in confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Edo State, the government has reiterated the need for residents to be cautious and observe precautionary measures against the spread of the virus in order to remain safe and healthy. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Patrick Okundia, who spoke to journalists in Benin City, expressed…

COVID-19: Forum of retired Heads of Service, Permanent Secretaries donate N500,000 to Edo COVID-19 fund

…urges residents to complement govt’s efforts to check spread The Edo Forum of Retired Heads of Service and Permanent Secretaries, has donated N500,000 to boost the Edo State Government’s response to check the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the state. Chairman of the forum, Mallam Ikhelowa Atalasa Hanson, who made the presentation at Government…