In line with the directive from the state Governor, his Excellency Senator Hope Uzodinma the Interim committee management chairman of Orlu Local Government Area Hon. Chief Mrs. Nneoma Ifeoma Ndukwu Inaugurated seventeen response committee members for COVID 19 pandemic on Tuesday 7th April 2020 at the Local Government Headquarters.
The names of the committee members are, Barr, Anuebunwa I.N, Nnayere S N, Dr. Duru Chukwuma and, Effion ITA, others are Mrs. Chukwukere Maria, Dr. Samson Ejikunle, Angela Nwokik, and Emeka ENYINNAYA, Nwagozie Eunice, Hon Prince Nwosu, Mrs. Anyacho Eberechi, Nze Okochin others are Mike Igbokwe, Ethel Maduakor Ishaya Pam, Chinedu Ogubuike and Heart Ifeanyi.
In her address, she noted that the Inauguration was in accordance with the instruction given by the state Governor Sen. Hope Uzodinma to join hands to fight Coronavirus pandemic.
Hon. Ndukwe made it clear that the assignment of the committee members is to come up with strategies towards contending the COVID 19 pandemic, mobilizing resources in the fight against the virus, making adequate public enlightenment and information dissemination to people of Orlu LGA among other specifics that may arise in the fight to stop COVID 19 in their Local Government Area.
According to her the Imo state University teaching hospital IMSUTH Orlu is housing one of the best isolation centers ably established by the prosperity Governor of Imo state senator. Hope Uzodinma to fight against the virus.
Even as she enjoined people of Orlu to support COVID 19 response committee by obeying the directives of government and health experts
Responding, the Chief Medical Director of IMSUTH Dr. Chukwuma Duru thanked the state Governor and the IMC chairman for investing in the health care system, even as he assured them that they will work together with the government to achieve a better result.
Dr. Duru, therefore, appealed to the government to provide them with 200-bed space to enable them to attend to other specialties.