The Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, orders total lockdown of four local government areas in Osun
Spread the love

Hits: 53

The Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola has requested an all out lockdown in four nearby government territories in the state for one week.

The lockdown is relied upon to start on Tuesday, July 7, in the named neighborhood government regions, Ilesa East, Ilesa West, Atakumosa East, and Atakumosa West for seven days in the main case.

The choice was the aftermath of the gathering between the administration and the partners from the territory.

Be that as it may, as indicated by the senator, if the consistence level isn’t empowering, the administration will report a further expansion.

The state additionally said it was intently observing other Local Government Areas with rising quantities of those testing positive for COVID-19 and may in the not so distant future lock down more regions.

Nonetheless, the unwinding in different territories of the state has been reached out by about fourteen days.

These were contained in an announcement gave by the State’s Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs. Funke Egbemode.

She further said the choice to force an all out lockdown on the four neighborhood government zones was planned for containing the spread of the infection in that hub of the State, taking note of that legislature had each motivation to accept that it was at that point seeing what looked progressively like a network transmission in the zone and as such expected to think of measures to capture the pattern.

The Commissioner focused on that the lockdown would be all out. Occupants and residents in that pivot won’t have the chance to go to venerate focuses and advertises during the period. They may be permitted to shop inside their neighborhoods.

Under the lockdown, there would be no vehicular development inside the influenced zones. Just those on fundamental obligations, for example, wellbeing, fire administration, natural authorities, security work force, force and water gracefully organizations, media and telecom officials will be permitted to move.

Mrs. Egbemode likewise uncovered that intra-state travel to and inside the influenced networks and to different pieces of the State is restricted during the time of the lockdown, notice that violators of the lockdown request will be seriously managed.

“As you are all aware, the Federal Government, a few days ago lifted the ban on interstate travel in the country. We have, therefore, lifted ours too. But our relaxation guidelines still subsist except for four local government areas, namely; Ilesa West, Ilesa East, Atakumosa West and Atakumosa East Local Government areas where we have now ordered a one-week lockdown, effective Tuesday, July 7.

“For the avoidance of doubt, our curfew will still run from 9.p.m to 5.a.m daily in other parts of the State, except the locked down LGAs.

“To this end, we urge citizens and residents of the affected communities to take advantage of the hours between now and Monday to stock up provisions that will last them one week in the first instance.

“We have mandated and mobilised the state’s task force and security operatives to strictly enforce the measures.

“The decision to shut down a part of the state, though painful, is the only way to go if it must arrest the further spread of the virus in the state,” she added.