By Gbenga Akingbule
As part of precautionary measures to prevent Corona Virus from spreading, the Borno State Government has on Thursday directed the Immidiate fumigation of all Banking halls , Strong Rooms and ATM Machines.
This was contained in a Press statement issued by the Deputy Governor of Borno State , Hon. Umar Usman Kadafur, who doubles as the Chairman of the Response Team for the Prevention of Corona Virus in the state .
Kadafur stated that the fumigation will include other facilities within Bank premises .
Accordiing to the Statement ” The State Chairman , High Powered Response Team for the Prevention of Corona Virus has directed the Immidiate fumigation of all banking halls, Strong Rooms, Arm’s and other facilities within banks premises . ”
Also, the Borno State Environmental Protection Agency ( BOSEPA ) have been mandated to fumigate banking halls and it’s environs twice a week while all Banks were request to cooperate with officials of BOSEPA to ensure a smooth excercise.
” The release futher directed BOSEPA to handle the services of disinfecting the banking halls and it’s environs twice a week for the period of the pandemic, in addition, the provision of germicide chemicals for routine cleaning and mopping of the bank and it’s facilities.
” The banks are futher directed to provide hand washing points at entrance gates and all ATM points as measures to prevent the spread Covid 19 disease ” The Deputy Governor said .