As part of effort to guide against the outbreak of. Ebora in Kwara, the Kwara Government has ordered owners of corpses entering the state to obtain truly certified death certificates to ascertain the cause of death.
Alhaji Abdul-Kayode Issa gave this order in llorin on Thursday, 7th August, 2014, while addressing journalists on the measures the state government are putting in place to guide against the outbreak of the disease in the state.
The Commissioner said the request for truly death certificates for corpses entering the state is to further guide against the outbreak since it is contagious.
He directed anybody or group of people bringing corpses to the state to register with the nearest health centres before going to their destinations.
Issa said the state government has set up rapid response committee on the disease to urgently attend to any victims noted in any part of the state.
The Commissioner added that the state government has provided free ambulances in all the three senatorial districs of the state to cater for any unforseen circumstances.
He said the state government has commenced cross border collaboration at international borders in the state to check against the outbreak of the disease.
The Commissioner however assured the people of the state that there is no cases of the Ebora virus in all parts of the state.
Issa advised residents of the state to complement government effort by maintaning a decent enviroment, wash hands regularly and avoid taking bush meat among others. (NAN)