The governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has ordered the fumigation of all motor parks and market places in the state in other to contain the spread of coronavirus pandemic.
The governor, who disclosed this while addressing newsmen on coronavirus in Akure on Tuesday, said that the fumigation which will be carried out by the Committee on Sanitation and Traffic Rules, will commence immediately.
“We have given additional responsibility to the Committee on Sanitation and Traffic Rules to disinfect and fumigate our markets, streets and motor parks.
“The state government has purchased motorised water pumps. We have 50 drums of ethanol, chlorine that would be used for this exercise.
“We have equally bought water tankers and Hilux vans that would carry the water tankers to the markets and motor parks.
“By the time our markets returned after the closure, they will meet cleaner markets that had been fumigated.”