In its efforts to contain the spread of Coronavirus, Sokoto State taskforce committee on Covid19 have started mass distribution of facemasks to Jumuat mosques across the state.
Speaking on the exercise, the state chairman of the taskforce committee on Covid19, Dr Muhammad Ali Inname, said wearing of face mask is necessary where there is no total lockdown in order to contain the spread of Coronavirus.
Inname who was represented by the Special Adviser to the governor on students matters, Bashir Gorau, also said the NCDC made wearing of face mask compulsory due to the state record of Covid19 cases.
Cloth face mask is to be worn whenever people saw reasons to move around or to mingle with other people.
Comrade Bashir Gorau, is also a member of the taskforce committee on Covid19.