The Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN), Rivers state Chapter, has called on the state government to consider issuing palliatives to its members to help cushion the effect of the lockdown.
In a chat with journalists in Port Harcourt today, the state interim Chairman of the Association, Utor Pepple said musicians in the state are the worst affected, due to the ban on social gatherings.
He commended the state government for the proactive measures taken so far, to fight COVID-19 in the state. They also assured the Gov. Wike led administration of the association’s support in the fight against the pandemic.
Utor called on the private sector, stakeholders and well-meaning Nigerians to support musicians in anyway they can.
Mr. Pepple further, urged members of the association not to disobey the directive by the government aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.