Mr Joel Isaiah, UNICEF Education Consultant called on the inmates to wash their hands regularly at home and in school to promote hygiene and to also protect them from being infected with any virus especially the COVID-19.
“The COVID-19 pandemic provides a stark reminder that hand-washing is one of the simplest ways to prevent the spread of any virus and ensure better health outcomes.
“This year’s Global Hand-washing Day has “Hand Hygiene for All’’, he said.
In his remarks, Malam Abubakar Dikko, Education Secretary at the Fufore Local Government Council commended UNICEF for its contributions to the development of education in the council, especially for those in the IDPs camp.
Oct. 15 of every year is the day set to raise global awareness on the importance of hand-washing. (AN)
Edited By: Alli Hakeem