Via The New Citizen: Councilor Calls For Extension Of Operation Surge. Excerpt:
Councillor Abu Bakarr Nylender Kargbo, commonly called Agbawo of Ward 376, Constituency 106 in Central Freetown on Wednesday 7th January 2015 at his Regent Road residence appealed to Government to extend 'Operation Surge'; to help curb the Ebola virus in the Western Area.
Councilor Kargbo revealed that during the operation, he has mobilized youth volunteers into three zones with Zone 1 at Ekimorey and Mountain Cut, Zone 2 Bambrace Southern Community and Zone 3 Barbra Town and Block Lane respectively. He informed that the volunteers conducted house to house searches for the sick and used megaphones to sensitize the people about the dangers of the Ebola virus and its preventive measures including not touching corpses and calling the 117 emergency numbers.
Councilor Abu Bakarr Nylender Kargbo also revealed that during the exercise, two houses at Sackville Street and Upper Regent Road, where people died of suspected Ebola were discovered and over 100 households quarantined.
He said there is a 40-bed holding center at the Satellite Clinic at Macauley Street and appealed to Government not to lift the ban on trading on Sundays.