COVID-19: FCTA tightens surveillance at recreational parks



The Federal Territory Administration (FCTA) says it is mounting surveillance recreational parks within the territory to ensure compliance with protocols.

Mr Ikharo Attah, the Head, Media and Publicity FCT Ministerial Committee on , disclosed this on Wednesday during a monitoring exercise the Abuja Millennium Park.

Attah said the administration won’t lose its guard on the control the ravaging virus.

He noted that while the residents, especially the celebrating have the rights to enjoy the holiday with full recreational compliment, the administration had the responsibility to maintain a healthy .

He said that while compliance with the protocols was appreciable the city centre, it was a far cry the satellite towns and most interior areas.

“From what we saw on Tuesday at the Mosques during the prayers, there was compliance, particularly at the city Mosques.

“We saw few washing points and people using hand sanitisers, but in the suburbs, it may not be the same,” he said.

“The Unity Fountain is locked, Millennium and Jabi parks are also locked.

“FCT Commissioner Police has also helped by ordering Divisional Police Officers to ensure that no parks are opened in their areas.

“The FCT , Malam Muhammad , has appealed to residents to help in the fight against COVID-19, especially the dreaded 3rd wave.

“The is ready to up completely, once we are able to overcome the virus,” Attah assured. ()