Media aide to Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State said there is no any case of covid-19 as against the backdrop for what the vanguard newspaper published on Thursday 2,2020 claiming that the State now has one positive case of Coronavirus infection.
The image maker of the Governor,Mr Bala Dan Any refuted the claims as is false information and called on the management of the newspaper has accordingly acknowledged its mistake and has today ( April 3, 2020) published a retraction.
In a statement Dan Abu Said Taraba State, as at today, has NO case of Coronavirus virus infection.
“I wish to use this medium to urge the general public to disregard the falsehood published earlier by The Guardian as well as the reactions that have trailed it on social media.
The administration of Gov Darius Dickson Ishaku has worked very hard to achieve this zero-infection figure. We give credit for this to Almighty God and the people of the state for cooperating with the administration on this very critical issue.
“We encourage the public to continue to adhere to the rules of personal hygiene and social distancing and to avoid handshakes. Government will do everything possible to mitigate the pains of the lockdown which begins at 11pm today in the state.
“Together we shall work to keep Corona virus out of Taraba State. Join us.
God bless Taraba State”