OYOGist.com has learned that the Oyo State Chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has set up a seven-member committee on the prevention of coronavirus outbreak.
The committee, headed by Professor Micheal Asuzu, is saddled with the responsibilities of working with federal and state institutions, as well as research institutes, on the prevention of the disease.
The committee is also expected to embark on massive campaigns and enlightenment of members of the public on how to keep themselves safe from coronavirus.
Other members of the committee includes Drs Gbemi Daramola, Idowu Olowookere, Monday Famakin, Omobowale and Omodunbi.
Oyo NMA Chairman, Dr Akin Sodipo, said it has become a common knowledge that coronavirus is ravaging the whole world but efforts must be on to ensure that the people are safe.
The committee, which will act as an interface with all stakeholders, he said, should carry out an aggressive sensitization of the public on the coronavirus.