As part of its effort to keep students safe from the deadly Coronavirus, the Deeper Life School Outreach, DLSO, in Imo State, an arm of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, has commenced free distribution of hand sanitizers to students writing this year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, in the State.
It would be recall that the free distribution of Sanitizer came barely few days when the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 led by the Secretary General Of The Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha, called for more vigilance as eleven students writing the WASSCE in Gombe State tested positive.
Similarly, the Permanent Secretary, Bayelsa State Ministry of Health, Inodu Apoku, said 20 mote students have tested positive for the virus. The students are currently in various Isolation Centres.
Apoku said the 20 positive cases were among 600 candidates writing the WAEC in the State that were screened.
Speaking during one of the free distribution, in Development Secondary School, in OwerriMunicipal, the State Coordinator, Pastor (Dr) Oluwaseyi Ogungbero, urged the students to ensure strict compliance to the NCDC guidelines during the examination to avoid contracting the deadly virus.
According to the Leader of the team, Pascal Nzereogu, the free distribution of the hand sanitizers will be extended to JSS students as soon as they begin, their Basic Certificate Examination.
So far, the distribution of the free Sanitizers has covered, some selected schools in 4 Local Government Areas of the State.