Residents of Ilorin, the Kwara state capital on Thursday trooped out to purchase foodstuffs and stock at dwelling because the closure of markets order by the state authorities to curtail the unfold of Coronavirus within the state will take impact on Friday.
“It’s blessing as a result of I’ve realised extraordinary gross sales at this time. We pray God will assist and defend us from the outbreak and people which can be affected survive it.”
Additionally talking with BusinessDay Correspondent in Ilorin, Kwara state, Bukola Imam, who disclosed she spent about thirty-seven naira (N37.000), on foodstuffs purchased for the closure of markets, he nonetheless lamented that “the state of affairs now’s worrisome. The market might be closed from tomorrow (Friday), there received’t be autos and different limitations for the interval we don’t know when goes to finish.
“I purchased this for about N37.000 and it could not final for a very long time. I pray for God’s intervention as a result of solely Him can guard us towards the lethal virus referred to as Corona.”
It is going to be recalled that the State authorities on Wednesday ordered the ban of the business transportation of all means, closure of all non secular centres and main markets within the state as half of efforts to stop the unfold of Coronavirus into Kwara state.
Kayode Alabi, the Deputy Governor, who can be the Chairman, Technical Committee on Covid-19, defined that the event grew to become crucial with a view to defend the lives of the residents of the state, saying: “the lockdown of the state would curb any invasion of unsuspected members of the public that may likely invade the state through commercial operators from the neighbouring states of the federation.”