The government of Anambra State on 7th April, 2020 started fumigation of major markets to sanitize them of Covid-19.
The exercise started at the popular Main Market, Onitsha with Commissioners for Trade and Commerce, Hon. Uchenna Okafor Wiper, Health, Dr. Vincent Okpala, Managing Director of State Fire Service, AVM. Ben. Chiobi Retd, ES ASHIA and SPAD on Health to Gov. Obiano, Dr. Simeon Onyemaechi and others present.
The Governor, Chief Willie Obiano who is also the chairman of the state Action Committee on COVID 19 had on 2nd of this month announced: ” we shall commence the fumigation of the 63 markets in Anambra State while the traders are at home. This will help to reduce the toxicity of the business environment and minimize the exposure of our people to different kinds of infections”.