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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: “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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Coronavirus: Oyo Govt Issues New Guidelines On Public Transportation

Oyo State Government has issued new guidelines on public transportation to ensure proper hygienic standards and social distancing. The new guidelines, issued by the State Ministry of Public Works, Infrastructure and Transportation, was disclosed in a statement released by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Makinde, Mr Taiwo Adisa, on Wednesday, March 25, 2020. 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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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 […]

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Coronavirus: Oyo Govt Declares Emergency, Sets Up Emergency Operation, Diagnostic

Amid growing concerns over the Coronavirus pandemic, Oyo State Government has declared an emergency by ordering the immediate closure of Schools and the inauguration of Emergency Operation Centres, among other measures. The State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, who addressed Newsmen late on Friday, March 20, 2020, after the inaugural meeting of the State’s COVID-19 Task […]

Governor Makinde Promises To Work With Teachers To Address Challenges

Oyo State Governor, Enge Seyi Makinde, has told Teachers in the State under the aegis of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) that his administration would continue to work with them to address the challenges facing the education sector in the State. The Governor maintained that his administration has contributed huge resources to improving the […]