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Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano Closed Head Bridge Onitsha: Tells President Buhari To Give Him 1 Billion Naira To Fight Coronavirus!

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If you haven’t crossed the Niger bridge, forget it, the gateway to heaven is officially closed. We’ll beg angel Gabriel on your behalf for a second chance

A pro Biafra agitators was allegedly thanking the Anambra state government for ensuring that only its indigene stays in the state. He wrote on his official Facebook handle ‘’Congratulations to Biafra agitators, the corona virus is gradually giving our long dream country. What man cannot do, God has used virus to make it work.

Meanwhile Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has applied to the Federal Government to secure the sum of N1bn for his state against COVID-19 spread.

Obiano said Anambra had opened a special account for donations towards preventing coronavirus from spreading into the state, which currently has zero record of COVID-19.

The Governor in a statement issued by the Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, C-Don Adinuba, said the steps were in line with the state’s resolve to ensure it remained free of the disease.

The statement reads in part, “Governor Obiano, therefore, considers it imperative that the Federal Government provides at least N1bn to Anambra, which is at risk in view of the multitude of people in its numerous markets and the peripatetic nature of the people who have been helping in the rapid development of all parts of Nigeria.

“Besides, we have as many as 63 major markets in the state, including the Onitsha main market, which is the largest market in West Africa.

“The markets are always full of millions of people from different countries in West and Central Africa, thereby making our people vulnerable to the contagion.

“The Anambra State Government would like to use this opportunity to announce the creation of a special account to assist ndi Anambra grapple with the grave challenges of the coronavirus.

“Known as the Anambra State COVID- 19 account, it is in response to various inquiries from people of Anambra State origin in different parts of Nigeria and beyond who have been seeking ways to assist their people since the viral disease outbreak.”

Adinuba said the account, which was domiciled in a new generation bank, would be administered by Obiano as the Chairman of Anambra COVID-19 Task Force, to ensure absolute transparency and accountability.”

He urged the Federal Government to avail the state N1bn to help it to sustain the zero record because of the strategic nature of Anambra State people in commerce and industry.

 

 

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