A coalition of Civil Society Organizations, CSOs, Non-Governmental Organizations, NGOs and Media Practitioners in Delta State has set-up a situation room to checkmate and getting feedback on government policy and implementation of the Coronavirus (Covid 19) pandemic in the state.
In her maiden Press Briefing made on Monday 27 in Warri, Delta State jointly signed by: Comrade Bonny Akaeze; co-chair, Founder, Non-Violent Social Change, Comrade Akpobome Rufus Ibebe; co-chair, DG Youth Emancipation Movement of Africa, Comrade Joshua Ghereje; joint secretary, Social Action, Comrade Agbubi Emmanuel; joint secretary, Civil Rights Council and Comrade Victor Ochie; spoke person, Coordinator, Young Nigeria Rights Organization was convened by Social Action. According to the briefing, ready that the situation room shall monitor policies and responses to the Covid 19 pandemic, health and human rights, compliance with government policies and pronouncements, and government expenditure of the Covid 19 funds and other appropriation for the purpose of transparency.
The group also seeking for an interface with all relevant government agencies and non-governmental agencies involved in the Covid 19 pandemic combating.
As they urged the state government to set up Testing Centres across the state and more isolation Centers.
Commended the State Government for her palliative and urged her for it sustenance for the vulnerable. Also, call for erring personnel in the pandemic policy implementation to be sanction, and sanitization of all public places to be gems free.
Still speaking, the group called for a full scare investigations into the killed Joseph Peussu, alleged shooting and arrest of peaceful protesters in Sapele and other assaults during the lock-down so far, while advocating for dignity, and respect for human rights amidst the pandemic of all citizens and charged all to strictly adhere to government directives to stay safe