ONDO, OGUN SUSPEND CROSSOVER SERVICES, CARNIVAL, CLUBS OVER COVID-19 SCARE

Written by on December 24, 2020

IN VIEW OF THE RESURGENCE OF THE COVID-19 CASES IN THE COUNTRY, THE ONDO STATE GOVERNMENT HAS SUSPENDED CROSSOVER SERVICES BETWEEN DECEMBER 31 TO JANUARY 31, WHILE OGUN HAS RESTRICTED ATTENDANCE IN RELIGIOUS HOUSES TO 50 PER CENT OF THE CAPACITY.

THE GOVERNMENT ALSO SUSPENDED CARNIVALS, CLUBS AND PARTY.

THE CHAIRMAN, ONDO STATE INTER-MINISTERIAL COMMITTEE ON COVID-19, PROF. ADESEGUN FATUSI, SAID THIS IN AKURE, THE STATE CAPITAL.

FATUSI SAID, “NO CHURCH SERVICE ORGANISED IN RESPECT OF THE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION MUST EXCEED 10PM IN LINE WITH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DIRECTIVE ON CURFEW.

MEANWHILE, IN A STATEMENT, SIGNED BY HIS OGUN CHIEF PRESS SECRETARY, KUNLE SOMORIN, THE STATE GOVERNOR, DAPO ABIODUN, SAID THE DECISION WAS REACHED AFTER CONSULTING WITH LEAGUE OF IMAMS AND THE CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA AS WELL AS COMMUNITY LEADERS TO CURTAIL THE SPREAD OF THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS. THE GOVERNOR, ALSO DIRECTED CIVIL SERVANTS TO PROCEED ON CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR BREAK FROM THURSDAY, 24TH DECEMBER TO MONDAY, JANUARY 4TH.


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