The Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, has directed all schools management in the municipality to establish a sick bay before the resumption of schools.
The Council Chairman, Mr. Abdullahi Adamu-Candido made this known in an interview with radio Nigeria in Abuja
Mr. Adamu- Candido explained that the sick bay would not only address the COVID-19 pandemic cases but would also promptly address other illnesses.
The AMAC chairman also urged the schools to put in place the COVID-19 protocols issued by the federal government and the Nigeria center for disease control to contain the spread of Corona Virus.
Speaking on the challenges confronting farmers in the municipality, Mr. Adamu-Candido explained that previously the council had been distributing Fertilizer free to the farmers in the area but they were unable to do so this year due to lack of funds following the COVID-19 pandemic.
“He also said that four brand new tractors were procured for hiring to farmers and building of new veterinary clinic at Apo.
He noted that the one hundred hectares Demonstration farm acquired by the present administration at Gwagwalada was to enable farmers cultivate large acres of land to ensure food sufficiency in the territory.
He further explained that the Council had also acquired more lands at Ketti and Tunga-Madaki for the take off of CBN Agricultural Accelerated Mechanised farming.
The Council, according to him, had also renovated slaughter houses at Karmo, Kabusa and Waru with the building of the new one in Karshi.