COVID-19: Oyo Govt Working On Palliatives To Mitigate Curfew Effects

 COVID-19: Oyo Govt Working On Palliatives To Mitigate Curfew Effects

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has revealed that his Government is working on palliative measures to mitigate the effects of the dusk to dawn movement restriction in the State.

Governor Makinde who stated this while answering questions during a telephone interview on the Yoruba programme of Oluyole FM News Review, ‘Elétí-Ọfẹ’, said the Government is working on data that would ensure that the relief materials gets to those who genuinely need it.

The Governor who maintained that the dusk to dawn curfew and closure of major Markets still stands, however, stated that the situation will be periodically reviewed based on available data.

Speaking on the imperative of a total lockdown of the State, Gov. Makinde said based on advice from experts a total lockdown would only be necessary for any part of the State found to become hard hit by the virus. He appealed to members of the public to adhere strictly to the rules of personal hygiene,social distance and other stipulated guidelines in order to prevent further spread of the deadly virus in the State.

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