Senator Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state, has again expanded the COVID-19 lockdown in the state by another week.
Talking at a press instructions held in his office at Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, on Friday May 15, the senator said the elevated level of network transmission of the viral malady and the resistance with the wellbeing guidelines, required the augmentation of the lockdown.
”In taking into account the proof of network transmission and poor consistence with the lockdown measures, we are compelled to broaden the lockdown for one more week till Sunday 24th of May. The present example of lockdown, with unwinding windows from 7.00am to 5.00pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday proceeds.
We will keep on checking the degree of consistence with the lockdown measures and frequency of network transmission and ideally, there will be certain advancements that will empower us further facilitate the lockdown toward the finish of this new lockdown period. We should likewise remember that the every day time limitation from 8pm to 6am and the prohibition on unnecessary between State travel as coordinated by Mr. President despite everything stands.
Strangely, the criticism from you, the individuals of Ogun State, from the Public Opinion Poll facilitated on the Twitter, additionally bolster the augmentation of the lockdown. Out of around 6,000 respondents of the online survey, 53% help the continuation of the lockdown while 43% need an audit with 4% unsure.
In a perfect world, consistence ought to be viewed as an ethical obligation and municipal obligation. Let me express that we won’t endure any type of treachery in our methodology and endeavors at leveling the bend of COVID-19 in our dear Ogun State. We won’t endure any demonstration of pirating of individuals, either indigenes or non-indigenes in to our dear Ogun State. Anyone discovered contradicting this limitation will be quickly indicted.” he said