The Nigeria Computer Society, NCS, has called on the members to adhere to preventive measures in the face of Coronavirus pandemic.
In a statement made available to TechEconomy.ng, and endorsed by the Executive Secretary of NCS, Mr. Iyiola Ayoola, he said the Society cares for the members:
“Dear professional colleagues, Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) as a professional body in Nigeria are (sic) oblivious of the pandemic raging the world called COVID-19.
“We care for our members.
“Therefore, we wish to inform our precious and distinguished members of the need to pay utter attention to basic preventive measures against COVID-19.
“Stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak available on the WHO website and through your national and local public health authority.
“Most people who get infected experience mild illness and recover, but it can be more severe for others”.
The Society also urged members to take care of their health and protect others by:
a. Constantly getting basic preventive measures and current updates from WHO. Kindly always follow the guidelines outlined
“b. Paying attention to national and international information on COVID-19
“c. Being an health ambassador by helping to sensitize the public on preventive measures against the virus
“d. Ensuring you always take advice from healthcare professionals.
“Taking general measures to improve your health conditions
“Nigeria Computer Society (NCS) wants our members to always be strong and healthy.
“Together we shall continue to build strong and virile IT profession”, the message concludes.