The consecutive weekend lockdowns for the nation by the Authorities in a bid to curtail the rising variety of COVID-19 confirmed circumstances might have many complaining and cursing Prime Minister Andrew Holness, however for residents within the Rock River group of Clarendon, convey it on!
Founding father of Rock River Welfare and a member of the Rock River Basis, Rosetta Taylor, in an interview with The Gleaner, mentioned that Jamaicans solely have themselves accountable for this measure.
“From day one mi know sey di place a guh lock dung trigger should you guh inna yuh Bible, Leviticus 13:46 let you know that when the individuals a self-clean, it must be carried out,” she mentioned.
In response to Taylor, as an alternative of bashing the prime minister (PM), they need to focus as an alternative on themselves as they’re those who’re inflicting the issue.
“Will not be the PM going out and carrying it to us. Is we going out in group and crowd and carrying it inside, so we’ve got to guard ourselves. Stick with the protocols. If we did hearken to the PM and the minister of well being from day one, tings can be higher, and it wouldn’t gone dat far inna numbers,” she mentioned passionately.
Taylor, declaring her love for the lockdown and the measures taken by Holness, despatched her thanks and appreciation for the motion.
Defending her group, she mentioned everyone seems to be adhering and never “jamming with each other or out partying”.
“Mr Prime Minister, do what you doing and don’t hearken to individuals as a result of no weapon that’s fashioned towards you shall prosper, and each tongue that stand up towards you within the day of judgement it haffi condemn.”
Taylor’s sentiments have been shared by Pansy Simpson and Marva Wilson.
Simpson, in expressing happiness in regards to the lockdown, mentioned it gave her extra time to be obedient to her maker and to share the excellent news of the gospel. It’s a probability to additionally get nearer to household.
“I hope we don’t make too many infants throughout this lockdown, however take pleasure in this lockdown, and do not forget that in every thing, we should always give God thanks,” Simpson mentioned.
Wilson, in expressing her assist, mentioned that had Jamaicans been following the protocols from the start, the nation can be in a greater place now.
“What I’ve found is that we’re so disobedient, and that’s the reason this virus has been skyrocketing. In our group, we’re in whole settlement with it (lockdown) as a result of we all know that if we’re social distancing, and if we do the appropriate factor, then I’m sure that this virus will go finally,” she said confidently.