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 […]

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“Makinde Didn’t Contract COVID-19 At Ibadan Rally” -Media Aide

Individuals trying to politicise Oyo State Governor’s case have been warned to desist from doing so and look for ways of supporting the efforts to stop the spread of the virus. Contrary to insinuations in some quarters that Engir Seyi Makinde, who on Monday, March 30, 2020, tested positive to COVID-19, contracted the disease at […]

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Makinde Tests Positive To COVID-19, Says He Remains In SeIf-Isolation

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has confirmed he has tested positive to the rampaging coronavirus otherwise known as COVID-19. The Governor who tweeted via his personal handle @seyiamakinde on Monday, March 30, 2020, said he remains asymptomatic and would remain in isolation. He also said he had appointed a former Chief Medical Director (CMD) […]

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COVID-19: OYO Patrol Team Impounds 22 Vehicles At Club Houses

During its special night operations to enforce compliance at Club houses and public places in Ibadan, Oyo State COVID-19 Security and Enforcement sub-committee has impounded a total of twenty-two illegally parked vehicles. Dispersing cluster of persons that formed crowd of more than 10 at club houses, the Special anti-COVID-19 squad gave sufficient information on the […]

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COVID-19: “We Are Working On Palliatives”, Makinde Tells Oyo People

Oyo State Governor, Engi Seyi Makinde, has said his Government is already working on palliatives to ease the pressure on the people, following the partial shutdown of activities as part of the precautionary measures to curtail the spread of Covid-19. The Governor noted that the State would need to work on accurate data and design that would ensure the palliatives get into […]

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COVID-19: Oyo State Governor Imposes Dusk To Dawn Curfew

In his efforts to containg the Coronavirus pandemic in Oyo State, the State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew from 7:00pm to 6:00am. According to a tweet by the Governor on Friday, March 27, 2020, there is also ban on gatherings of more than ten people in the State. Governor […]

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COVID-19: Dotun Oyelade Applauds Gov. Makinde’s Stay Home Order; Reduces

The Executive Chairman of the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS), Prince Dotun Oyelade, has described steps taken by the State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde to fight coronavirus as the best to stop the spread of the virus in the State. In a statement issued in Ibadan, Prince Oyelade particularly praised the Governor on the […]

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COVID-19: Oyo Civil, Public Workers To Stay Off Work For

As part of measures put in place by Oyo State Government to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the State, the Government has directed Civil and Public Servants in the State, Local Governments and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) to stay off work for two weeks. According to a statement made available on […]

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CORONAVIRUS: OYO TARGETS 100 BED SPACES IN ISOLATION CENTRES” -MAKINDE

Since the outbreak of the coronavirus disease also known as Covid-19 and the recent confirmed case in Oyo State, the State Government has step up its approach to curtail the pandemic One of the steps taken by the Government is the establishment of isolation centres while some Government Hospitals were on high alert. Governor Seyi […]

COVID-19: Oyo Activates Emergency Operation Centres, Names Incident Manager

In its effort to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus in the State, the Oyo State Task Force on COVID-19 has activated Emergency Operation Centres (EOCs) in the State. The Task Force headed by the State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, also named Dr Taiwo Ladipo of the Ministry of Health as the Incident Manager […]