LASSA FEVER: TIDY YOUR ENVIROMENT…OKUYIGA TELLS EKITI PEOPLE

By Roundoffnews

Flowing the outbreak of laser fever in some neighbouring states in Nigeria, people of Ekiti state have been advised to tidy up their environment and prevent their houses from rodents.

The chairman, Ekiti State House of Assembly Committee on Health, Princess Teju Okuyiga gave the advice in a statement in Ado Ekiti.

Princess Okuyiga who said the diseases had been recorded in Ondo state urged people of Ekiti state to take all necessary precautionary measures to prevent the outbreak of the killer diseases in the state.

She appealed to women to always cover their foods, water and other items and endeavour to place them in spots where they could not be accessed by mice which is the major carrier of the dieses.

“Clean your houses and make sure you wash your hands regularly, she pleaded.

Okuyiga, however appealed to anyone who noticed some symptoms of the diseases to report at the nearest hospital for necessary care so as to avoid  spreading of the disease.

She noted that the legislative arm would work closely with the executive towards preventing killer diseases in the state.