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COVID-19: Oyo activates three community testing sites

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The Oyo State Task Force on COVID-19 on Wednesday activated three sites for COVID-19 samples collection in different communities in Ibadan.

The Newsmen reports that the community testing initiative was intended to accommodate about 10,000 samples.

The community testing drive which was supervised by Dr. Wasiu Olatunbosun, the state Commissioner for Information, Culture, and Tourism, began at the Alegongo Primary School, Lagelu West Local Council Development Area, Ibadan.

Olatubosun said that the community testing was free, and encouraged Oyo people to get tested when the team would reach their communities.

“Gov. Seyi Makinde’s administration believes that the health of the citizenry is paramount and that government would pursue with vigor, its commitment to the sound health of the citizenry.

“We are treating this as an emergency; no amount spent by the government on this is a waste.

”We believe the citizenry will contribute meaningfully to the productivity of the state and, invariably, increase the gross domestic product of the state when they are healthy; by so doing, it will improve the economy of the state further.

“That is the reason we are doing everything possible to make sure that the people have access to medical care, most especially against anything that has to do with COVID-19,” he said.

He said that the task force started with selective testing and later engaged in Drive-Through/Walk-Through Testing at Adamasingba, where it advised the people to drive in and get tested.

“But we are reaching a stage where we have to go to the community, and that is why we are decentralizing testing, which we call community testing.

“We are now moving to communities, local government areas. where we have encouraged people from all the communities to come out and get tested.

“The essence of this is that we cannot sit down somewhere and be assessing people.

” In figures, Oyo State is rated fourth or fifth but we have tested far more than many states.

“We are doing this to have adequate and exact data to work with and arrest the spread of the virus from the community level,” the commissioner said.

The Incident Manager of the state’s Emergency Operations Centre (EOC), Dr. Taiwo Ladipo, said that the community testing drive was the response of the State COVID-19 Task Force to the rising number of cases in the state.

“We have 10 facilities across 10 local government areas and are targeting 10,000 people, but we are starting with three LGAs today.

”These are Ibadan South East, Ibadan Oluyole and Lagelu,” Ladipo said.

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SPIRIT-FILLED! Bride’s wedding entrance in RCCG makes guests worship (Photos/Video)

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A video making rounds online, shows the bride’s entrance, Chidera Daniella who got married to her best friend, Gian-Angelo Obi-Umahi, over the weekend at the RCCG, Kings’ court, in Victoria Island, Lagos.

The lovely lady who shared videos and photographs on her social media page narrated how divine the event was as she could feel the presence of God at her wedding.

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She wrote on her page,

“An entrance I can never forget.

The spirit of the Lord descended on me and His Glory the room!
It definitely was beyond what I could have expected. All I can say is thank you Abba

At this point, I felt chains breaking and I was elevated to new heights. Literally started walking and the fire of God hit my belly.

I can’t wait for the whole video but the presence of God was so heavy the wedding did not feel empty. Guys, we literally heard the heavens roaring and angels in the room were worshiping and witnesses at the wedding”.

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Afghanistan condemns rocket firing by Pakistani army on its soil

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Afghanistan on Thursday strongly condemned an alleged rocket firing by the Pakistani army on its soil resulting in civilian casualties and damage to their houses.

In a statement released, the Foreign Ministry said the rockets were fired on eastern Kunar province, along a disputed border that Pakistan is fencing since mid-2017.

A police spokesman in the province said at least six civilians were killed and seven others, including women and children, were wounded in the rocket firings on Wednesday.

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Two houses were also damaged.

“Afghan forces stationed there responded to the attacks,’’ the official added.

Kabul called on Islamabad to refrain from “unacceptable” artillery attacks and arbitrary installations, as it can cause further escalations between the two countries.

According to the Foreign Ministry, Islamabad has agreed to a ceasefire following diplomatic efforts, and a joint meeting will be held between security officials in the area.

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The 2,430-kilometer-long Afghan-Pakistan border was created in 1893 between the then British India and the Emirate of Afghanistan.

Battles between neighboring states along the de facto border known as the Durand Line rarely occur, but relations are considered tense.

Afghanistan and Pakistan are in dispute over whether the border is officially recognized.

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The report says Kabul accuses Islamabad of supporting the Taliban militants fighting against the U.S.-backed Afghan government, a claim Pakistan denies.

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Wale Gates reacts to Rev Chris Okotie analyzing the Covid-19 vaccine (Video)

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UK-based Nigerian comedian, Wale Gates has reacted to the video of Rev Chris Okotie analyzing the coronavirus pandemic, Bill Gates alleged involvement and effects of the vaccine to be created.

In the video, Chris Okotie can be heard saying;

“So he brings disease, sickness. They’ll create panic in the world. At this point, you’ve been asked to remain in your house because he must challenge God’s authority through fear.

“What Gates will do under the auspices of the UN is to make sure we no longer form the house of God. What Bill Gates is doing through his name is to stop people from congregating.

On COVID-19 vaccine which is projected to be ready for large-scale trial, Okotie insisted that it is a “red herring” meant to disguise the intentions that could cause death on a large scale and turn humans to vampire who will be bloodthirsty.

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Wale Gates who obviously didn’t buy the message being passed across by Chris Okotie especially when he talked about the coronavirus turning humans to vampires in the Bill Gates conspiracy.

He wrote;

If someone said this to you at a Bar, you will immediately cover your drink and walk far away from them.

In the words of Lawyer Lasisi “Na Codeine” Rolling on the floor laughingRolling on the floor laughingRolling on the floor laughingRolling on the floor laughing

 

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