As the total lockdown of Ilesa-East, Ilesa-West, Atakumosa East and
Atakumosa West Local government areas begins today, Osun state
government has closed Osun Ankara, Ibodi, breweries, Osu, Iperindo,
Ijebujesa-Zenababs, Osunjela, Idominasi roads.
Speaking on the development, the Commissioner for Information and
Civil Orientation, Mrs Funke Egbemode confirmed that the state task
force, security operatives had been mandated to strictly enforce the
Mrs Egbemode urged residents of these areas to support the fight
against the pandemic by strictly observing all guidelines set by
government to curtail the recent surge of confirmed cases of Covid-19
in the affected axis.
In a similar development, the Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, says it will commence operation “no face mask and social distancing”, no entry
into Osun state.
The State Sector Commander Corps, Mr Ebenezer Asaniyan said this in a
chat with newsmen in Osogbo.
Mr Asaniyan who explained that the special operation was in compliance with Federal and state governments’ directives on Covid-19, expressed the hope that the step would address the spread of Coronavirus in the state.
The Sector commander implored motorists and passengers to always wear
Face masks and observe social distancing rule to avoid arrest.
Details in our subsequent bulletins.