Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun said on Tuesday that the current relaxation of the lockdown in the state would be suspended on Friday.

Governor Abiodun disclosed that the state would begin strict enforcement if wearing face masks in our public, saying it would help contain the spread of COVID-19.

The Governor in a statement released by his chief press secretary, Kunle Somorin, appealed to residents of the state to consider the extension announced by the president on Monday a necessary sacrifice to defeat an invisible and deadly enemy.

He said "Therefore, the current window of relaxation of the lockdown in the State from 7am to 2pm, which follows the same pattern of last week, will still be available for this Wednesday (15th April) and Friday(17th April, 2020)."

"This is to allow the residents prepare for the extension of the lockdown and restock on food and other essential items. However, Ogun State borders remain closed"

"It should be emphasised that people should only go out if they need to and are required at all times when outside their homes to wear a face mask, including locally made face masks, even as the observe social distancing measures."

"The state would soon commence strict enforcement of wearing of face masks in the public as it has been shown to help flatten the spread of the virus."


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