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Oyo Covid-19 Task Force Solicits Support of Stakeholders in Oke-Ogun

Oyo State Government has called on security agencies, traditional rulers and other stakeholders in Oke Ogun area of the state to collaborate with it to stop the influx of illegal migrants into the state amidst the ongoing fight against COVID-19.

The media component of the Oyo State Task Force on COVID-19 led by the Commissioner for Information, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun made the plea during a sensitization in Oorelope Local Government as part of a week long campaign in Oke-Ogun area.

Dr Olatumbosun stated that the concerted efforts of the stakeholders and the state’s security architecture in border towns and villages were necessary to prevent illegal entries which might pose threat to public health.

He said that the Task Force under the leadership of Governor Makinde was doing everything possible based on logic and scientific advice from experts in the task force to put an end to the pandemic in the state.

The team visited markets and palaces of traditional rulers in the local government, enlightening the people and distributing nose masks produced by the state’s COVID-19 Task Force.

Iyabo Adebisi

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