Coker, who gave this warning said this on Tuesday during a press briefing on the update of cases of COVID-19, described the development in the state as a myth.
The medical expert said there was no evidence that drinking sanitisers would prevent COVID-19.
“We also want to address some myths in society. There are mothers that are actually giving their children sanitisers to drink.
“There is no evidence that giving sanitisers to children will prevent COVID-19. So, we encourage people to cease from doing this.”