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Covid-19 Osun State Announces Total Lockdown

As part of precautionary measures to curb the deadly pandemic coronavirus, The Osun State Government has announced the total lockdown of the state following the confirmation of the second case of the killer disease, Coronavirus.

The Government reaffirmed the commitment to shut down all the land boundaries effective from midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2020.

The Governor of the State, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola, made the disclosure during a statewide broadcast on Sunday morning.

Oyetola maintained that there would be no movement within the State during the shutdown while those on essential duties such as health personnel, fire service, environmental officials, security personnel, power and water supply agencies, media and telecommunication officers will be on duty.

We have mandated and mobilised the State’s Taskforce and security operatives to enforce measures to the letter. We, therefore, strongly advise our people to remain in their homes during the period of the lockdown.”

The Governor urged the residents not to panic by the new measures but continue to adhere to government’s instructions and directives.

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