Governor Seyi Makinde lifts ban on Accademic activities in Oyo State.
The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force headed by Governor Seyi Makinde has relaxed the curfew imposed on the state due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The task force made this decision publicly on Monday after a meeting presided by its chairman, Governor Seyi Makinde.
The curfew however, will now run from 10pm to 4am everyday till a lasting solution to the Coronavirus is found.
In a meeting, part of the resolutions where the resumption of classes for Primary Six, JSS3 and SS3 students from Monday, June 29 to enable them prepare and take their final year Examinations.
Also, all worship centres remain open in the state and worshippers are to compulsorily wear face masks, while the situation will be reviewed within the first two weeks.
Furthermore, public gatherings have been limited to 25 persons.
The state secretariat earlier shut on March 27 and later reopened to staff on grade level 13 and above from April 27, would now be open to all other staffers from Monday, June 22.
stated that schools are to “observe the COVID-19 protocols as released by the Task Force, ensure that stations for washing of hands are provided, while all students are to compulsorily wear face masks.”
The government said students in critical classes are to resume at the end of June to ensure they are well-prepared for the public examinations ahead.
Schools were directed to provide hand wash points with the support of their Parents/Teachers Associations (PTA) to help control and prevent the spread of the virus amongst school children.
The statement declared that night clubs are to remain shut.
It also added that the resumption order will not affect the tertiary institutions for now, universities, politechnics, colleges of Education and other higher institutions remain closed as the theTask Force would review their situation and determine their readiness.