COVID-19: “My Isolation Time Was Used For…” -Makinde

The Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has said aside from using his isolation period to fight the health challenge occasioned by his testing positive to Coronavirus, he also used the period to reflect on his plans and programmes for the people of the State. The Governor who said the State is now ready to […]


COVID-19: Oyo State Now Has One New Case, Seven Stabled

Oyo State Government has disclosed that the State has recorded another positive case of Coronavirus, bringing the total of positive cases in the State to nine. A statement made available in Ibadan on Saturday, April 4, 2020, by the Acting Chairman of the Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force, Prof Temitope Alonge, on behalf the State […]


COVID-19: Oyo Govt Set To Fumigate Markets

Oyo State Government has concluded arrangement to fumigate Markets spread across the State. The acting Chairman of the State Covid-19 Task Force, Prof. Temitope Alonge, disclosed this in a statement released on Saturday, April 4, 2020, shortly after the regular review meeting of the Task Force. Prof. Alonge stated that the decontamination would be carried out using […]


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 […]


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 […]


Makinde Approves Eight Road Projects For Immediate Rehabilitation, Reconstruction

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has approved a total of eight road projects in various zones of the State for immediate rehabilitation and reconstruction. The State’s Commissioner for Public Works and Transport, Prof Raphael Afonja, who revealed this development in a statement on Friday, March 27, 2020, said infrastructural development remained a key focus of the […]


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 […]


COVID-19: Oyo Taskforce Holds Sensitization Programme

In a bid to curtail the spread of the coronavirus Disease, Oyo State Government is working all round to have Diagnostic Centre for Covid-19 in the State. This was revealed by members of the State COVID-19 Taskforce during the sensitization programme on the pandemic. The team comprise: Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Inclusion, Alhaja […]

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 […]

“We’ll Insulate Oyo Residents From Fallout Of Impending Reduction” -Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has expressed his administration’s preparedness to insulate the State from the impact of the impending reduction in Federal allocation following the crash in oil prices. The Governor stated this on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, while receiving members of the Forum of ex-political office holders, 2007 – 2010 from the […]