The United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) has taken its enlightening campaign against the Coronavirus pandemic to rural communities in Adamawa state. This is coming as part of it’s efforts towards curtailing the spread of the virus in the country and how to avoid contracting it.

The campaign started in Hong Local Government Area of the state with critical stakeholders in attendance.

WHO and UNICEF emphasised the need for social distancing and frequent hygiene practices among rural dwellers as a way of preventing the spread of the virus.

Officials of the Ministry of Health and staff of the National Orientation Agency provided explanations on the need to adhere to the lockdown policy.

Demonstrations about stopping the spread of the pandemic were made, as participants were broken into groups of 50 persons each for easy understanding of the sensitisation.

Sapphire Health and Education Foundation, which sponsored the campaign, also distributed free hand sanitisers, nose and mouth masks.