The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has embarked on the fumigation of its administrative buildings, staff quarters and other facilities within its headquarters as part of the fight against the killer coronavirus pandemic. NRC also plans to carry out similar decontamination exercises in all the railway facilities nationwide.
Fidet Okhiria, managing director of Nigerian Railway Corporation told BusinessDay on Sunday that the management has committed resources towards fumigating the headquarters as part of organisational intervention and mitigation to deal with risk of exposure to Covid-19 scourge.
”As we all know, Lagos state is the worst-hit by Covid-19 pandemic in Nigeria from statistics available till date, hence the quick intervention of the NRC management, engaging services of environmental health professionals in collaboration with the Environmental Health Department of the Lagos Mainland Local Government,” he said.
Okhiria, who spoke through the director of operations, NRC, Niyi Alli, said that the corporation was carrying out the exercise at the instance of the NRC management and commitment backed by resources to facilitate the logistics, manpower, potent decontaminants and the entire project delivery.