COVID-19 : Oyo authorities orders closure of colleges until after Easter
Gov Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has ordered closure of all colleges within the state until after Easter celebration.
Makinde gave the order on Friday whereas briefing newsmen on the end result of the assembly of the State Task Force on COVID-19, held on the authorities home, Agodi in Ibadan.
He additionally suspended the continuing state employees verification train and the free medical mission indefinitely.
The governor, nonetheless, suggested non secular centres in opposition to holding actions that may deliver greater than 50 individuals in the identical place.
He stated the measure taken was to keep away from the outbreak and unfold of the coronavirus illness at present spreading globally.
He stated emergency operation centres could be activated inside 72 hours, whereas diagnostic centre could be arrange inside 72 hours.
He additional introduced that the Maternity and Health Centre at Olowo space in Ibadan ought to be redesignated because the State Infectious Diseases Hospital.
The governor stated that there was no confirmed case of the illness within the state, saying that check results of a case of a person who simply returned from the UK and was observing the protocol of self-isolation had been proved detrimental.
He reiterated the dedication of his administration to the wellbeing of each resident of the state.
He assured the individuals of the state that his administration was doing all the pieces in his energy and dealing with the companies of the Federal Government, to take proactive measures to forestall the unfold of the virus..