COVID-19 : Borno To Fumigate Banking Halls, Premises
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 .