Ishaku signs Executive Order on compulsory use of facemask in Taraba

Gov. Darius Ishaku of has signed an Executive Order on compulsory use of facemask in state.

This is contained statement by his Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Bala Dan- Abu in Jalingo on Wednesday.

“As part of efforts to curtail spread of COVID-19 and ensure safety of people of state from contracting the virus, Gov. Darius Ishaku has issued an Executive Order to enforce the compulsory use of facemask across the state.

governor’s approval followed a request by state’s for , Dr Innocent Vakkai who intimated him on the number of cases recorded by the state in the wave of the pandemic.

“With this order, the use of facemask and hand washing in government offices, markets, and other public places is now compulsory,” Dan-Abu said.

He also said that the governor directed the state of to up an at Jolly Nyame Stadium Motel in Jalingo, the state capital. (NAN)