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Constituency 103 benefits from Ebola Sensitization

Constituency 103 benefits from Ebola Sensitization

Honorable of Constituency 103, Western Urban, Hon. Jariatu Osio Smith last Wednesday 17th August, 2014 launched the Ebola sensitization to educate his constituents on the prevention of the deadly virus. Hon. JK, David Sesay and Constituency 103 Ebola Sensitization team

Hon. Jariatu Osio Smith emphasized that Ebola is real and kills and urged people of her constituency to always wash their hands, keep their environment clean and adhere to basic hygiene and revealed that MPs received Le62 million from Government to sensitize their subjects on the preventive measures of the virus.

She disclosed that people have been trained in the constituency to be supervised by health workers to help contain the spread of the outbreak and admonished the people to adhere by the byelaws underscoring that ignorance of the law is no excuse.

Hon. Smith said that Ebola is real, and urged people to report suspected cases to the elders in her constituency or call 117 to help complement government efforts in fighting against the deadly disease that has claimed the lives of Sierra Leoneans.

She stressed that the disease has devastating effects in the country’s socio-economic and development aspirations and called on the public to adhere to the preventive measures of no shaking of hands and avoid body contact.

Councilors of the three Wards in the constituency, military and police personnel, the Community Health Officers, traditional leaders among others made salient contributions to the fight against Ebola as they all assured their collaboration to end the outbreak. The presentation of chlorine, buckets, antiseptics among other sensitization materials to various communities in the constituency, climaxed the ceremony.

David Sesay President National Bike Riders Union

David Sesay President National Bike Riders Union

President of National Bike Riders Union, David Sesay also commended the Honorable JK for her tireless efforts in making the three days exercise a success. According to him she was the brain behind the Elite Friendship Syndicate of young children residing in constituency 103. He pledged that he will continue to partner with the honorable in winning the fight against the deadly epidemic in the country and called on youth group in the constituency to take the necessary precautions to avoid contracting the disease.

By Martin Wusha Conteh

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