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Ondo and Ogun state governments have cancelled cross over vigils and shifted the resumption of pupils and college students in major and secondary faculties to January 18.

Chairman, Ondo State Inter-ministerial Committee on Coronavirus Prof. Adesegun Fatusi made the state measures identified at a information convention on Wednesday in Akure.

Fatusi, additionally the vice-chancellor, College of Medical Sciences, Ondo, stated the committee has had in depth interplay with numerous stakeholders, bodily and just about on the necessity to take proactive measures in opposition to the second wave of COVID-19.

In line with him, the state is working assiduously to make sure it data no substantial case throughout the second wave of the pandemic.

He implored individuals to pay due consideration and observe the precautionary measures put in place to safeguard them.

The chairman defined that no church service organised in respect of the New Yr should exceed 10 p.m. till additional discover, according to the Federal Authorities’s protocols.

In line with him, authorities and enterprise places of work shall proceed to open, with strict compliance to COVID-19 precautionary measures, whereas markets shall proceed to function according to the laid down protocols.

“Night time golf equipment and rest spots should not function past 10p.m., picnics can function however in open area and adherence to COVID-19 protocols.”

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun, who known as for restraint in celebrations throughout the Christmas and New Yr festivities, introduced the suspension of avenue carnivals, crowded cross-over night time service, events and comparable gatherings.

The governor additionally directed all civil servants and different authorities staff within the state to proceed on Christmas and New Yr vacation from at present.

In line with the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Kunle Somorin, the directives had been issued on Wednesday after a gathering between the state authorities and spiritual leaders from the League of Imams and the Christian Affiliation of Nigeria in addition to group leaders as a part of the measures and tips for public well being because the state prepares for a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

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