Governor Abiodun explained that its as been observed […] Having considered the negative effects and hardships the sudden lockdown declared by President Muhammadu Buhari on Lagos, Ogun and Abuja, Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State on Monday secured waiver on total lockdown from the Federal Government. This is in order to create time for residents of the state to stock foods and other daily […] We shall together fight it by deploying these resources to turn the tide against this virus.”. “In furtherance of the earlier directive requiring not more than 20% of the state’s workforce to be at work, government now directs that all public servants in Ogun State should work from home, except those on essential services”. Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun had vowed to ensure that the law deals ruthlessly with any of them found culpable irrespective of the person’s background, threatening to make haste in signing death warrant for any sentenced to death. “We will continue to be prompt and proactive about identifying, isolating and treating those tied down by COVID-19. He added that the ban on inter States and international borders will commence as scheduled by 11 pm of Monday (today). READ our Privacy-policy and cookie policy. Abiodun disclosed this on Friday, at a press conference he … “The Task Force on the enforcements of the measures to curtail and contain COVID-19 has been further charged to ensure total compliance. “To cushion the effect of the lockdown on our citizens, when finally ordered, food items and other palliatives will be provided in the next few days”. “However, the total lockdown of Ogun state will be effective from 11pm on Friday, 3rd April, 2020. 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Abiodun, who made the announcement at the commissioning 128-bed Isolation Centre located at HID Awolowo Model College, Ikenne in Ikenne local government area of Ogun State, noted that he consulted with the Presidency before taking the step. The Commissioner of Police, Kenneth Ebrimson, who took reporters round the troubled councils after parading the 150 suspects, refuted the claim that robbers had taken over Ifo and Ado/Odo/Ota areas of Ogun State. The Ogun Government said markets will be opened every two days during the lockdown. The executive governor of Ogun State has extended the lockdown by one week till 31st of May, 2020. Not taking these measures would have dire consequences”. At least, 105 persons contracted HIV during the COVID-19 lockdown in Ogun State, the state government has said. 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The Ogun Government says it will only open markets every two days during the lockdown. The Commissioner of Police said it was a case of cult clashes among seven rival groups within the areas as a result of the killing of one of them, explaining that the Command responded to the emergency by deploying men from Special Anti-Robbery Squad; Anti-Cultism unit, Anti-Kidnapping unit; Special forces and conventional policemen who were drawn from the Area Commands in Ifo and Ota respectively. Abiodun announced the extension while addressing journalists at the Governor’s Office, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State. Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State said the COVID-19 lockdown in the state will now end on May 9. It was probably one of the most rugged vehicles ev... By Joseph Erunke THE Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has finally suspended its strike. “We appeal to our people to abide by these government orders, and the advisories provided by the ministry of health on hand hygiene, respiratory hygiene and social distancing”. On April 27, President Muhammadu Buhari announced that the lockdown in Ogun, Lagos and the federal capital territory (FCT) would be relaxed from May 4. Meanwhile, Abiodun had In August ordered full reopening of religious centres, businesses, hotels and other entertainment centres in the state. He said: “The Genesis of this was from some criminal gangs that engaged in supremacy battle in Ifo and spread to Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of the state. Download Vanguard News App. Speaking at a press briefing held in his office at Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, on Friday May 15, the governor said the high level of community transmission of the viral disease and the non-compliance with the safety regulations, necessitated the extension of the lockdown. “The government hereby appeals to all retired health workers, those in the private sector and volunteers to come forward and make their services available to complement the efforts of our core medical and paramedical personnel. The Ogun state government on Friday said it was adopting the federal government’s decision to relax curfew periods amid the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. “It started on April 4, and the command tactical operation arrested some hoodlums and ammunition. 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The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, stated this at a press briefing to mark the … A Nigerian newspaper and Online version of the Vanguard, a daily publication in Nigeria covering Nigeria news, Niger delta, general national news, politics, business, energy, sports, entertainment, fashion,lifestyle human interest stories, etc. StarTimes Basic vs GOtv Jolli: which is better? • Tasks banks, corporate organisations on premises decontamination Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has extended the total lockdown in the state for another one week. Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has announced that the total lockdown of the state which was scheduled to commence today (Monday by 11pm) has been shifted till Friday this week. “During the period of this lockdown, all markets, motor parks, public squares and high human-traffic areas will be fumigated and disinfected”. Technical Feedback: whatsapp 08023469027 He records that the world throws away at le... 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The arrest followed complaints by residents of Owode, Ilepa, Ifo, Arigbajo,Itori, Dalemo, Ijoko Joju,Sango, Ota in Ifo, Agbado- Ijaiye among other communities in Ifo and Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Areas of the state over the spate of robberies and cult clashes allegedly perpetrated by the suspects. “The basic issue is cultism that emanated from the killing of one of them in Ifo and spread to Sango, Ijoko and Agbado.”, Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Leslie West, Guitarist for Mountain, Dead at 75, Christmas message for SA from Deputy President David Mabuza, Lampard to trim Chelsea squad with seven set for January exits, Vusi Nova celebrates Somizi's birthday and brings along a cake, SA can't afford to be complacent about COVID-19 - Mabuza, Tier 2 Christmas rules: Covid restrictions for Christmas Day explained, and how support bubbles work, Beitbridge border: Home Affairs Committee wants action, Trump administration plans $500m arms sale to Riyadh: Reports, Cardi B shows Africa love on her new show ‘Cardi Tries’, Souk trade fair cancelled due to rise in Covid-19 cases, If you think Covid-19 made women’s lives hard, climate change will make it worse, Aphelele Fassi back as Covid-19 hit Sharks-Cheetahs clash goes ahead, Blanket manufacturer fined R5 million in price fixing government tender scandal, Lyme disease-carrying ticks may invade new territory in the Midwest. Gov Dapo Abiodun made this known while addressing newsmen on Friday night at his residence in Iperu Remo, Ogun. Gov Dapo Abiodun made this known while addressing newsmen on Friday night at his residence in Iperu Remo,Ogun. Arrangements are at an advanced stage to establish our own biomedical laboratory so that we can test suspected cases in the state without going to Lagos or Abuja. Gov Dapo Abiodun made this known while briefing journalists on Friday in Abeokuta. It will also reduce period of apprehension and anxiety for those suspected of infection and their relations”. The Police in Ogun State said they have arrested 150 suspected robbers and cultists involved in series of robberies in some parts of the State occasioned by Coronavirus lockdown. The governor announced the extension of the restrictions in a statement issued at the weekend. 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