Ogun State government extends lockdown to May 9


Ogun state Governor Dapo Abiodun has extended the total lockdown in the state for another one week.

Abiodun said that while the lockdown ends May 9th, 2020, relaxation windows remain Monday, May 4th; Wednesday, May 6th and Friday, May 8th.

While delivering his address on the update of COVID-19 in the state, over the weekend, the governor, said the new time-frame would, now be from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

He said this will give residents of Ogun state, ample time to conduct necessary economic activities and to get to their various homes before the commencement of the daily curfew as directed by the President.

He added that all public religious gathering remain banned, including any assembly of more than 15 persons.

“For the avoidance of doubt, the curfew is from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. everyday and will be strictly enforced.”

“All public religious gathering remain banned.

“Any assembly of more than 15 persons remains banned till further notice. Also, all pubs, clubs, stadia, public pools, spas, gyms, salons remain closed.”

Aneta Felix

Aneta Felix is a seasoned broadcast journalist and versatile content producer with an interest in reporting on human and gender rights, insecurity, corruption, and development among others. She has over five years of progressive experience, working across online, radio, and TV platforms, reporting the Boko Haram insurgency in Adamawa state, covering elections across the country and interviewing CEOs of multi-million dollar companies. Aneta is also the producer and presenter of the business documentary program, Startups, on TV360 Nigeria. She is a graduate of International Studies and Diplomacy from the University of Benin and is based in Lagos Nigeria.

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