It was said in the later hour that Ayade uncovers reasons why Cross River is yet to record any COVID-19 case till date.
Nigeria as at Thursday morning had 6677 affirmed instances of COVID-19 shared among 34 states and Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Cross River and Kogi states are the main two states in the nation yet to record any instance of the feared infection.
Ayade, who talked in a meeting on Channels Television breakfast program, Sunrise Daily, said the state was at this point to record an instance of the infection since his legislature reacted rapidly to the pandemic by closing its outskirts, shutting aviation routes and announcing ‘No Mask No Movement.’
He additionally said that he, keept vigil at state outskirts to guarantee wellbeing, contributed.
“When we began perusing in the papers and viewing on Television the effect of the pandemic all around, what we did as a state was to rapidly react to it by obstructing our state against the infection. We bolted our outskirts promptly and started ‘No Mask No Movement’. We were proactive and we have kept on continuing that.
“Likewise, on the grounds that we share fringes with Cameroon, we requested more than 100 fresh out of the plastic new vehicles. Policed every one of our fringes, among Nigeria and Cameroon, including the legitimate and illicit. We guaranteed that we obstructed all entrance to different states. We shut our aviation routes.
“I lead from the front, I for one went through the night at the outskirts, keeping vigil to guarantee that section and leave focuses are protected. Our outskirts and being kept an eye on by senior security agents to guarantee there is no trade off by then,” Ayade said.
He said the endeavors by his organization earned them a hail from Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) and the Federal Ministry of Health.
He stated, “Yesterday, NCDC and Federal Ministry of wellbeing authorities simply left here and they gave us pass mark. They were dazzled with our segregation places and research facilities. They were extremely dazzled with our fringe terminations and checkpoints we have set up to guarantee the utilization of covers.”