Dapo Abiodun, Governor of Ogun State, has stated in his speech that COVID-19 lockdown in his state will end by May 9, 2020.
The Governor discloses this on Friday at a press conference addressed at Okemosan Governor’s office, Abeokuta.
He aims to adhere to President Muhammadu Buhari’s Order that lockdown is relaxed on May 3 in Ogun, Lagos, and Abuja. For us, in Ogun state, we are extending till Sunday, May 9 taking into consideration the initial one week of grace granted us by Mr. President.
However, our relaxation window remains Monday, May 4, Wednesday, May 6, and Friday, May 8.
He also advises that people should conduct necessary economic activities and get to their various home on time before the commencement of daily curfew as directed by President Buhari.
We have recorded double of first confirmed cases, which are 56 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the state, though eight have been discharged while there are still 47 active cases.