Governor Seyi Makinde lifts Curfew in Oyo State


The Governor of Oyo State, Governor Seyi Makinde has announced the cancellation of the 10 pm curfew imposed on the state to stop further spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

This was made known in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa on Thursday.

“The curfew was abolished after a series of review of the situation.

The governor, therefore,  advised residents of the state to continue to comply with COVID-19 protocols, saying:

“The cancellation of the curfew did not mean coronavirus has disappeared completely.”

 READ ALSO: My Candid Advice to Lionel Messi-Prophet T.B Joshua

The statement also noted that the governor has directed the EOC not to relent in data gathering and analysis in order to appropriately situate the context of the virus within the state.

Also, the statement added that Makinde has approved the conversion of the Aawe Isolation Centre to a Level 3 Primary Health Care Centre, directing that the facility should be decontaminated and handed over to the Hospital Management Board.

We need your view, please drop it below?