The Bole District Assembly of the Savannah Region has held an emergency meeting on Friday, 17th April 2020 to enable stakeholders deliberate on measures to be put in place to prevent the spread of the virus in the District.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Bole, Madam Veronica Alele Heming in her opening remarks at the meeting said committees need to be in charge of other committees to help curb the pandemic in the Bole District and as well said Assembly Members in the District have already been tasked to form their committees in their communities. The DCE further updated on measures they have put in place since the outbreak of the COVID-19, explaining that so far both public and private institutions have done their best to prevent the spread of the COVID-19.
The DCE outlining the committees mentioned the Security Sub-Committee, Sensitization Sub-Committee, Logistics and Money mobilization Sub-Committee, Suspects holding and referral Sub-Committee, Market Queen Sensitization Sub-Committee and the Rapid Response Team.
She also mentioned some of their terms of reference which include; Information, Fund raising, Identification of laboratory, Coordinating and Communication of Health Workers, Transportation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Frequent Meeting of Committee and Daily Reports.
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Bole-Bamboi constituency Hon. Alhaji Yussif Sulemana in his submission, emphasized on the protocols of the government not been adhered to in communities across the District.
“I have sent a proposal to the Assembly to see how we can curb the pandemic, in my proposal I proposed we should mobilize funds to help contain the virus” the MP said adding;”I have been going to places not because I want to go there..I have realized most of our people don’t observe the social distancing”.
Other stakeholders made inputs on how to contain the Coronavirus in the Bole District.