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Lockdown: Ogun Govt Eases Movement Ban

The weekly restriction of movement in Ogun State has been shifted to Weekends only. 

Governor Dapo Abiodun who made the announcement in Abeokuta said the government would enforce total lockdown on Saturdays and Sundays while there would be free movement across the state every week day, between 6am and 8pm.

Governor Abiodun who explained that the new arrangement would take effect from Monday 1st of June 2020, emphasised that inter-state movement ban, wearing of face masks and other existing guidelines to combat the virus remained sacrosanct. 

Governor Dapo Abiodun talking about the ease of the movement ban

Governor Abiodun pointed out that further relaxation of the lock down was not an indication that the curve of COVID 19 pandemic had been flattened and encouraged people who could work from home to continue to do so.

The Governor also disclosed that his administration was collaborating with religious leaders to work out the guidelines for the reopening of places of worship in the state.

Bolanle Adesida

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