PDP Offers Prayers For Dokpesi, Other COVID-19 Victims, Calls For Health Vigilance

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it has prayed for the speedy recovery of everyone in Nigeria battling COVID-19, which is currently ravaging the world.

According to a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party did this “while offering prayers for the founder of Daar Communication, (owners of AIT and Raypower fm), High Chief Raymond Dokpesi, and members of his family who had tested positive to the coronavirus and are now receiving care in an isolation center.”

“The PDP notes the commendable role of the media at this critical time, particularly in sensitizing Nigerians on health safety, social distancing and personal hygiene protocols in the overall effort to check the spread of the pandemic in our country.

“The party urges compatriots, especially the sick as well as their families, not to give up on hope and urged all citizens to continue in prayers and in supporting one another at this perilous time.

“We also call on Nigerians to redouble their health vigilance particularly in observing all health safety directives by our health authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO).

“The PDP also commends doctors, nurses as well as other health and essential service providers for their commitment, show of patriotism and labour of love for the country and humanity in general despite the daunting challenges

“Our party is optimistic that with the commitment of all Nigerians, our nation will soon defeat this pandemic,” the PDP stated.