The level of awareness on the coronavirus, COVID 19 compliance in Plateau State is attributed to the relentless effort of journalists, health workers, and the strategic mobilization of the Governor Simon Lalong led Rescue administration.
State Commissioner of Information and Communication Dan Manjang also appreciates Media organisations journalists in Plateau for deploying their resources and time in relaying Government and health experts advice on how to keep the disease at bay from the Plateau.
Not exempted from the commendation are bloggers and online publishers who have been up and doing in the race to keep Plateau state safe from the coronavirus pandemic.
Manjang said Government is happy with the role of traditional rulers and religious leaders who have suspended spiritual gatherings all in the bid to safe Plateau people from the pandemic.
He emphasized the contribution of volunteer quasi security agencies working with security organisations to ensure compliance.
The Commissioner said the oneness of purpose demonstrated by Plateau people in the containment of COVID 19 is the spirit that should bind the citizens now and always.
He assures that Governor Simon Lalong will continue to provide the enabling environment for unity of purpose and thank citizens for being foot soldiers of the COVID 19 campaign.
Manjang however warned that the battle is not yet over, stressing that citizens must remain vigilant.
Dan Manjang said Government is concerned about the health of Plateau citizens and the Rescue administration will do all it can to ensure the state remains free of the COVID 19 disease.
He noted that Government is not unmindful of the pain of the lockdown and assures the palliative promised by Governor Lalong will reach those who deserve them. He however implored citizens to, in the spirit of Easter reach out to those in need in their community.
Hon Dan Manjang
Ministry of Information & Communication