The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) on Thursday said a few states are wading into controversy with quantities of individuals that tried positive from the COVID-19 pandemic so as to get more awards from the Federal Government and remote benefactors.
In an announcement gave and marked by the Convener of the Forum, Professor Ango Abdullahi, the gathering noticed that what the nation needs are acceptable approaches and offices that would ensure the populace.
The gathering said that the nation can make something happen with the present assets accessible in straightforward and proficient way.
“The gathering laments the presence of endeavors by many state governments to wade into controversy with numbers for what gives off an impression of being desires that more assets from Federal Government and remote contributors will be designated to them.
“It is open information that what the whole country needs are acceptable approaches that secure all Nigerians; hardware and offices for testing and treatment and assets to help individuals who will think that its difficult to remain at home without certain palliatives during lockdowns.
“The discussion recognizes the help, in assets and gear, from the universal network. These signals of help for our endeavors when they face their own issues are especially valued, and it is significant that our administrations put them to instant and successful use.
“The Forum correspondingly acknowledges the huge help of Nigerian people and corporate bodies in this battle.
We trust that all legislatures will use the immense resources in skill, generosity and trustworthiness accessible in the private segment and expert gatherings and people in the nation and include them in all phases in the battle against this pandemic.
“These prerequisites can be met with assets as of now accessible, yet they should be put at the administration of people in general in a straightforward and expert way.
“Approaches that waste advancement in certain pieces of the nation and others which stomp all over the privileges of defenseless gatherings must be debilitated. States ought to embrace strategies that suit their eccentricities, however the country overall must concede to, and execute fundamental arrangements that ensure the whole populace,” it said.
While mourning with the families who have lost individuals to this pandemic, and petitions God for the full recuperation of other people who have tried constructive to the infection, the discussion compliments the endeavors of the Federal Government towards tending to the circumstance in Kano.
“Specifically, we compliment the choice to convey a solid clinical group to, among others, check the reasons for some passings that are by and large famously credited to the pandemic just as help the administration of Kano State to improve its offices, examinations and treatment of suspected diseases and the individuals who are tainted”.