COVID-19: Again, Ogun Extends Lockdown by One Week
For the third time, Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, announced the extension of COVID-19 lockdown in the state for another one week till Sunday, May 24.
Abiodun said this while addressing newsmen at the Governor’s Office, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta on Friday night.
The governor cited non-compliance with the safety regulations and the community spread of the virus as reasons for extending the sit-at-home order.He stated that the state officials would continue to monitor the level of compliance with the lockdown measures and the incidence of community transmission to determine easing of the lockdown.
He said “Consequently, in view of the evidence of community transmission and poor compliance with the lockdown measures, we are constrained to extend the lockdown by another week till Sunday 24th of May.
“The current pattern of lockdown with relaxation windows from 7.00 am to 5.00 pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday continues. .
. “We will continue to monitor the level of compliance with the lockdown measures and incidence of community transmission and hopefully, there will be positive developments that will enable us further ease the lockdown at the end of this new lockdown period.”