Entertainment centers across Monrovia and its environs have joined the ongoing traditional campaigns in combating the deadly Ebola virus across the country.
According to the Proprietress of the Baby J. Bar & Restaurant in Saye Town, Sinkor, the issue of measures against the deadly Ebola virus are termed as a “traditional thing for Liberia,” to secure people and customers’ safety.
“I understand that Ebola travels around and is real and people contact it through hand-shakes, body contacts and other means,” said the proprietress, who declined to give her name.
“Since the outbreak of Ebola, people are very careful and are avoiding our business center.”
She called on Christians to focus on worshipping God rather than the deadly Ebola virus that is being surrounded with fear by the people.
According to her, people should take the preventive measures.
“The Ebola fear has overshadowed us, leading people to worship the epidemic,” she claimed.
“I want us to take the preventive measures. Let us be like the Hebrew brothers that said they will not worship any man made god.”
“If Liberia is a Christian nation, we should continue to give God the glory and He will save us from this crisis.”
According to her, entertainment centers have been receiving less customers since the outbreak of the epidemic, due to the fear of the buyers. The spread of the virus has led to a total reduction of customers.
“I believe that many of those that are coming to entertain themselves are now taking preventive measures described by the health authorities and international partners.”
According to the Baby J proprietress, her entertainment center has been regularly informing customers coming and going out to constantly carryout the issue of hand-washing as way of preventing the deadly virus.
She urged other people, including marketers and commuters, to get involved in observing Ebola measures to help keep Liberia and its people safe from the virus.
One entertainment owner in Jallah Town community, Sinkor, said, he was religiously doing his hand-wash and avoiding of body contacts to ensure that his life is safe.
According to him, with the present condition of the deadly Ebola in Liberia, Liberians must take advantage of the preventive measures described by the health authorities in order to survive the epidemic.
“We have received information from the health authorities that health workers are dying from the virus. This is indication that everyone needs to take the preventive measures.”
He used the occasion to call on the National government to properly investigate the ‘well poisoning reports in the country, stating that this is another serious problem for Liberia.