- The governor directed that religious centers be allowed to hold cross over worship services only in strict compliance with COVID-19 protocols.
The Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has announced the suspension of the COVID-19 curfew in the state.
Makinde, who approved the suspension of the 12 a.m. to 4 a.m. curfew noted that officials of the State’s Task Force on COVID-19 will ensure strict compliance to the guidelines and advisories during the Yuletide and after.
However, the governor has directed that religious centers be allowed to hold cross over worship services only in strict compliance with COVID-19 protocols.
According to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, the Governor warned that worship centers must adhere strictly to the COVID-19 guidelines to prevent the spread of the virus in the state.
Cross Over Service In Oyo
Adisa opined that the advisories earlier released by the Task Force, including the directive of 50 percent occupancy for worship and event centers, ban of street carnivals, and others, remain in effect.
Earlier, the Technical Team of the Task Force on COVID-19 had stated that it was ruling out the cross over services given the 12 a.m. to 4 a.m. curfew imposed by the Federal Government.
You will recall that the Oyo State Task Force on COVID-19 had earlier warned individuals, families, and corporate organizations in the state to adhere to all COVID-19 protocols.