The Agricultural Services and Training Center has expressed readiness to fumigate all the 17 local government areas of the state before the lock down ends as we have enough manpower and equipment to do it says Dr Susan.
During the fumigation Exercise In some LGAs, the monitoring team of some journalist came across the the Fumigation team from The ASTC in person of Dr Susan Bentu who is the current MD/CEO of the ASTC whom really applauded the government in considering the health of the citizens against contracting the COVID 19 into the state through the fumigation Exercises.
She further highlighted the importance of the monitoring team from the COVID 19 Plateau situation room in Riyom And Bassa LGA where she told the team that it is very important for government, NGO, corporate societies and individuals to engage in Fumigation as its not only against the COVID 19 but it kills other insecticides, rodents and mosquitoes etc in an environment and she also categorical made it clear that they Offer best services in terms of agriculture and they are known for their quality.
There were some controversial questions as to why fumigating during the raining season in which Dr Susan Bentu made it clear that why the Fumigation was carried out now despite the downpour in some LGA during the flag off of the Fumigation Exercise.
She said the rains haven’t really started for it to cause an uproar of the Fumigation Exercise and said despite the rains yesterday at Jos South and Jos North it was still productive and the rain for now has no much effect on the chemicals and is good to go according to her.
Dr Susan further said their doors are open for any questions concerning the exercise and any other agricultural activities in the state, she further called on the good people of plateau to maintain the social distancing and adhere by the government and medical advice against the dreaded pandemic that have bedevil the nation and the world at large.