Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Wednesday, lifted the curfew of 12 a.m. to 4 a.m. earlier imposed on states by the Federal Government.
This was disclosed, in a statement, by the Chief Press secretary to the Governor, Mr Taiwo Adisa
The statement read : “Following a review of the pronouncement of the Technical Team of the Task Force on COVID-19 in Oyo State on 29th December 2020, His Excellency, the Executive Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, FNSE, has magnanimously directed that the 12 midnight to 4 a.m. curfew be lifted. “The governor has also warned citizens and residents of Oyo State to ensure strict compliance with the guidelines, protocols and advisories as laid down by the OYO State COVID-19 Task Force aimed at limiting the transmission of the disease in our communities.
“Secondly, he has directed that enforcement of these guidelines and protocols in accordance with the law will be applied as appropriate, enjoining individuals and organizations to comply and by so doing ensure that we all spread the joy of this season and not the virus.”
The state government advised residents to adhere to the guidelines of preventing coronavirus such as the use of face masks, washing of hands and maintaining social distancing.