COVID-19: Red Cross urges govt to enforce guidelines


COVID-19: Red Cross urges govt to enforce guidelines

The Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS), Lagos branch has called on the Federal Government to enforce the guidelines and protocols of COVID-19 to mitigate the spread of the virus.

The branch Chairman, Mrs Adebola Kolawole, made the call at the side-line of the NRCS 53rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday in Lagos.

Kolawole decried the wanton violation of COVID-19 guidelines by the citizenry.

She added that those flaunting the protocols encourage the spread of the virus, particularly health workers and front liners.

“There are lots of people out there flaunting the rules.

“Government should enforce the rules and guidelines of COVID-19.

“Let the law take its course; a lot of people out there are violating the protocols and it is not helping in mitigating the spread of the virus,’’ she said.

Earlier, the chairman expressed satisfaction over the achievements that the branch recorded in 2020 in spite of the challenges of the pandemic.

Kolawole pledged the support of…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper