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“Stop Managing COVID-19 Patients In Private Facilities”, Oyo EOC Warns

Owners of private health facilities in Oyo State have been warned against managing COVID-19 cases in their facilities, as this has been linked with the rising cases of the infection in the State. The Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) and the State’s COVID-19 Technical Task Force, gave this warning on Saturday, January 9, 2021; noting that […]

Oyo Government Permits Crossover Nights Under Strict COVID-19 Protocols

The Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has approved the suspension of the 12 a.m. to 4 a.m. curfew earlier imposed on States by the Federal Government, saying that officials of the State’s Task Force on COVID-19 will ensure strict compliance to the guidelines and advisories during the Yuletide and after. He, therefore, directed that […]

COVID-19: Oyo Urges Vigilance In Tertiary Institutions, Religious Centres, Workplaces

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force has directed the Management of Schools, workplaces and religious centres to ensure strict compliance with established protocols aimed at curtailing the Coronavirus disease. The Task Force, in a statement on Saturday, November 7, 2020, declared its readiness to shut down any Institution, religious centre or workplace that violates the […]

COVID-19: Oyo Cancels Curfew, Approves Conversion Of Isolation Centres To

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force, led by the State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has announced the cancellation of the 10 p.m. curfew imposed on the State in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Taiwo Adisa, which contained details of the report […]

Coronavirus: Pry 6, JSS III, SSS III Students In Oyo

Following the advent of the ravaging Coronavirus pandemic, the Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force has announced that resumption of classes for Primary Six, JSS-3 and SS-3 Students is now Monday, June 29, 2020. The Task Force, which made the decision public on Monday, June 15, 2020, after a two-and-a-half-hour meeting presided by its Chairman, Governor […]

COVID-19: Oyo Records 31 More Cases

Thirty-one more people have tested positive for Coronavirus in Oyo State. The State COVID-19 Task Force confirmed this on Saturday, May 16, 2020, in its latest update on the disease in the State. The Task Force, in a statement, revealed that 30 of the cases were members of Staff of the same organisation based in […]

Oyo Govt Reopens Secretariat To Workers On GL 13-Above

Oyo State Government has decided to allow Civil Servants on Grade Level 13 and above resume work on Monday, April 27, 2020. Governor Makinde, who revealed this while addressing Newsmen at the end of a meeting of the State’s COVID-19 Task Force on Saturday, April 25, 2020, added that there are certain strict conditions that […]

Coronavirus: Makinde Commends FG On Fight Against Pandemic

Oyo State Governor, Engr Oluseyi Makinde, has commended the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, for the work being done at the National level to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Makinde, gave the commendation at the end of a meeting of the State’s COVID-19 Task Force on Saturday, April 25, 2020. He said since the […]

Coronavirus: Makinde Urges Residents To Follow Preventive Guidelines

Oyo State Governor and Chairman of the State’s COVID-19 Task Force, Engr Seyi Makinde, has confirmed that another two patients of the novel Coronavirus disease have been discharged. Governor Makinde stated this while giving an update on COVID-19 in the State on Sunday, April 19, 2020. According to a statement signed by the Chief Press […]

Oyo Govt Postpones Workers’ Resumption; Makes Use Of Face Mask

Oyo State Government has postponed the resumption of State workers from Monday, April 20, to Monday, April 27, 2020. The State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, stated this on Friday, April 17, 2020, at the Government House, Agodi Secretariat, Ibadan, while briefing Journalists on the state of COVID-19 in the State. The Governor added that with […]