The Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi has donated four Motorised Modular Fumigators and a Fumigation Drone to Ekiti State Government to contain the spread of Coronavirus in the state.
The Imperial Majesty Oba Ogunwusi said that the gesture was part of measures from the traditional institution to complement government’s efforts in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic in Nigeria.
The Imperial Majesty who challenged Nigerians to embrace hygienic lifestyle, said that the current health situation across the world needed concerted efforts, hence, individuals should always observe the stipulated rules to curb the spread of the virus.
Oba Ogunwusi explained that the fumigation substance was not poisonous or toxic but rather human friendly which had the capacity to disinfect virus in the Society.
He noted that the Motorised Modular vans and drone could be used for Agriculture purposes, like spraying of liquid fertilizers, irrigation, disinfecting fungus on the plants among others.
Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi appreciated the leadership of of the traditional institution in Yorubaland and urged well-meaning individuals to emulate the Ooni of Ife.