The State House of Assembly has embarked on mass fumigation of its premises to ward off COVID 19 Infections.

The state has in recent days witnessed a surge in the number of infected citizens, necessitating more vigilance.

Between November 1 and November 10, the state recorded 33 infections with two deaths.

As at Monday, November 23, the state had recorded 1727 confirmed cases of the disease, 40 deaths and  1585 people  treated.

One hundred and two ( 102 ) people are undergoing treatment.

 Spokesman of the House, Olugbenga Omole, said all crucial areas within the complex including the “hallowed chamber,” library, mechanic workshop, fuel dump and offices were fumigated.

He explained that the exercise was meant to safeguard the assembly complex from reptiles and create a conducive environment for legislative activities.

Mr Omole said the house would soon begin to attend to crucial issues of public interest, hence the need to prepare the ground for a hitch-free session.

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