The Secretary to the Authorities of Akwa Ibom State and chairman, State Activity Pressure on COVID-19, Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem, has lamented over the nonchalant angle of individuals in observing the NCDC/WHO security protocols of coronavirus, warning that the illness has not disappeared from the floor.
Ekuwem made the observations on Sunday through the launch/public presentation of the e-book entitled “Coronavirus 19 and doing Alright: the Seek for That means” written by Dr. Monsignor Michael Ekpenyong which befell at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, West Itam, Uyo Akwa Ibom State.
The SSG stated the state authorities has continued with checks of suspected individuals and warned that with the second wave of the pandemic at the moment ravaging Europe and America, there was a necessity for thoroughness within the implementation of the security and prevention protocols.
His phrases, “This illness, COVID-19 that we’ve the privilege to contribute or superintend or monitor is actual. And please, father, draw the eye of sisters and brothers within the church that COVID-19 has not gone, it’s nonetheless very a lot with us.
“We should subsequently proceed to put on facemasks all the time, I don’t prefer it, however it’s good to proceed to put on it, put on your facemask and check out as a lot as potential to look at social distancing in all public locations.”
Nonetheless, the Ebook reviewer, Rev. (Dr) Donatus Udoette who lauded the writer Monsignor Michael Ekpenyong, parish priest of St Paul Catholic Church, West Itam, Uyo, for his creativity defined that he has succeeded in establishing the truth that though Coronavirus has launched a brand new world order of social distancing and digital realities; the unique religious framework and divine data of interconnectivity and relativity stay intact.
“Monsignor Ekpenyong harps that social distancing occasioned by COVID-19 shouldn’t be allowed to have an effect on or blur religious closeness to these in want, “from a distance,” he stated.