The Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun has announced that worship centers and schools would remain closed for another two weeks in the state. Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state, has again extended the COVID-19 lockdown in the state by another one week. Buhari also directed the closure of businesses in Lagos, Ogun State and Abuja. The Ogun State Government has suspended weekend lockdown in the state. Henceforth, there would be free movement within the State from Mondays to Fridays, while Saturdays and Sundays will remain lockdown days. Dapo Abiodun made this known while addressing journalists on Friday evening in Abeokuta. COVID-19: Ogun workers to stay at home as Gov Abiodun bans carnivals, crossover gatherings, Ogun: How suspects slaughtered woman, okada rider, used body parts for money rituals, Three feared killed as customs clash with suspected smugglers in Ogun. The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has eased lockdown in the state except on weekends. "In addition, Ogun state was the only location that from the onset provided three days of windows of relaxation of the lockdown in a week i.e. An educationist in Ogun State, Professor David Bamgbose, has described the lockdown extension by the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, as the “height of insensitivity to the plight of the people.” Abiodun had on Friday extended the lockdown in the state by one week, citing increased number of COVID-19 cases and the residents’ non-compliance with safety measures. Henceforth, there would be free movement within the State from Mondays to Fridays, while Saturdays and Sundays will remain lockdown days. The Governor, Dapo Abiodun mentioned a significance increase in coronavirus cases as one of the reason, saying community transmission of the virus was on the rise in the state. The lockdown is still on and we enjoin Lagosians to continue to obey the directive; to continue to be responsible,” Lagos State information and strategy commissioner Gbenga Omotosho said during a joint ministerial press briefing. The Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun has announced that worship centers and schools would remain closed for another two weeks in the state… On July 3, Governor Dapo Abiodun had said there should be no business activities on Saturdays and Sundays in Ogun State for another two weeks. The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has eased lockdown in the state except on weekends. The Governor stated this on Thursday evening while addressing newsmen on the update of COVID-19 held at his Oke-Mosan office. Despite di 14-day lockdown in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun states and di huge investment to create testing labs, Nigeria never reach di peak of di coronavirus outbreak. As of Thursday, April 16, a week-long lockdown is in effect across Kano state. Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has extended the total lockdown in the state for another one week. It is not only in Ogun State that they have this. The Governor stated this on Thursday evening while addressing newsmen on the update of COVID-19 held at his Oke-Mosan office. “Consequently, we are extending our current Phase of eased restrictions for another two weeks. Speaking at a press briefing held in his office at Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, on Friday May 15, the governor said the high level of community transmission of the viral disease and the non-compliance with the safety regulations, necessitated the extension of the lockdown. Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has extended the COVID-19 lockdown in the state for another one week. The Ogun State Government, on Friday, announced that it has extended a lockdown in the state by one week. Abiodun who stated this while addressing newsmen on the efforts of the government to fight the spread of the deadly virus said the state residents can now move around from June 1. The Governor said he has no options than to extend the lockdown by another one week, which will expire on 31st of May, 2020. At that time, Ogun State appealed for a week extension for the people of our State to prepare for the lockdown. It occurs all around the country. Having recorded 22 deaths so far, the state now has 360 active cases. “Although the enforcement started at different dates with Lagos starting first because there was an already existing lockdown directive by the state … “This high level of prevalence may also be obtainable in other Local Governments as we ramp up testing. The Coronavirus lockdown in Ogun state as been extended by another one week following directives from Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state. While Lagos has relaxed total lockdown for all days of the week, Ogun state still enforces lockdown on Saturdays and Sundays. The governor stated this on Thursday evening, while addressing newsmen on … There is still high rate of disobedience by the peoples of Ogun State. Below is the full speech by Governor Dapo Abiodun: ADDRESS DELIVERED BY THE GOVERNOR OF OGUN STATE, HIS EXCELLENCY, PRINCE DAPO ABIODUN MFR, ON UPDATE AND EFFORTS TO COMBAT COVID-19 PANDEMIC ON THURSDAY, 28TH MAY, 2020 The Lagos Government on Friday said it has not relaxed the lockdown in the state for the Easter celebrations. Abiodun, COVID-19: Ogun discharges 22 patients, confirms 17 new cases, Ogun confirms 8 new COVID-19 cases, discharges 14, Emmanuel Onwubiko: Lockdown and Nigeria's unusual crimes, Ogun residents search for COVID-19 palliatives, accuse govt of hoarding items for LG polls. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has eased lockdown in the state except on weekends. But, in a statement on its social media handles on Saturday, the Ogun State Government said: “Despite the remarkable number of cases discharged, the State Government by reason of the number of confirmed cases recorded daily due to community transmission, continues to enforce total lockdown on weekends.”, It stated further “that total lockdown will be enforced on Saturday, 18th July, 2020 and Sunday, the 19th.”. He disclosed that an Ogun border Local Government is one of those with the highest number of cases in the country because of the level of testing. The Ogun government says it will extend the current lockdown in the state by another one week. LAGOS MAY 16 TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Ogun State Government, on Friday announced that it has extended a lockdown in the state by one week.. “This problem has been there for quite a while, and I’m surprised it is still there. “Ogun State on 17th July, 2020 recorded 13 new COVID-19 cases, as part of the total 1159 so far confirmed since the index case in February. People of State Pension age with arthritis could get up to £356 extra a month on Attendance Allowance Benefits There are over 127,300 people … Watch here [embedded content] Read the Full Speech Below ADDRESS BY H.E. Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state, has again extended the COVID-19 lockdown in the state by another one week. In a statement made available to newsmen on Friday night by his Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, Abiodun said available data and opinions of experts continue to indicate that the […] All commercial, social, and religious activities are banned for the duration of the lockdown. But not without specific guidelines […] Nigerians are the second reason the lockdown persists even after weeks after the order was given. However, as the lockdown entered its 11th day, there were rumours that the government had lifted the lockdown for citizens to celebrate Easter. By Oligbi Henshaw PMB in his national broadcast last week announced the gradual relaxing of the total lockdown in the above named states and the FCT, with effect from tomorrow 4th of May, 2020. On Friday, Ogun indigenes were hopeful that Abiodun would relax the lockdown. 1. The Governor said he has no options than to extend the lockdown by another one week, which will expire on 31st of May, 2020. On July 3, Governor Dapo Abiodun had said there should be no business activities on Saturdays and Sundays in Ogun State for another two weeks. The Police in Ogun State said they have arrested 150 suspected robbers and cultists involved in series of robberies in some parts of the State occasioned by Coronavirus lockdown… The Governor, Dapo Abiodun mentioned a significance increase in coronavirus cases as one of the reason, saying community transmission of the virus was on the rise in the state. He added that the … Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday evening announced the gradual phasing out of the country’s lockdown in Ogun States, Lagos and Abuja from the 4th May. All this emphasises the need for us to exercise a high level of restraint as the State can neither afford more fatalities nor allow the rate of sickness to outnumber the capacity to manage the sick. RELAXING OF TOTAL LOCKDOWN IN LAGOS, FCT, OGUN STATE AND THE DANGER INHERENT WITH THE DECISION. 2. The Governor also said engagement with religious leaders was still ongoing over how public religious activities can resume in the state. Buhari also directed the closure of businesses in Lagos, Ogun State and Abuja. With this development, the state now has a total of 1,159 confirmed cases, 777 of whom have recovered. Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has discontinued with the lockdown of the state except on weekends. Below is … President Muhammadu Buhari had during … Ogun State Governor Explains Why Lockdown Is Extended For A Week LAGOS MAY 16 TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Ogun State Government, on Friday announced that it has extended a lockdown in the state by one week. Governor Dapo Abiodun made this known while addressing journalists on Friday evening in Abeokuta. He said it had become expedient to further add another week to the lockdown in view of the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the state. Gov. However, the governor announced that the rate of … The Ogun State Government said on Saturday that the weekend lockdown in Ogun State will continue until further notice. A committee has been set up to engage all stakeholders – public and private school owners – and develop guidelines for a safe reopening of our schools, especially to allow certificate classes to resume and write their examinations.”. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has not relaxed any lockdown. The government reiterates that the following restrictions will remain in place: “All 5 working days in the week (Monday to Friday) are still open for businesses and other economic transactions with only Saturday and Sunday as lockdown days; “Commercial activities are not permitted on weekends; “Churches and mosques activities will remain closed,” the statement reads in part. Speaking at a press briefing held in his office at Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, on Friday May 15, the governor said the high level of community transmission of the viral disease and the non-compliance with the safety regulations, … Meanwhile, the state government has confirmed 13 new cases of the deadly COVID-19 announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Friday. In a statement made available to newsmen on Friday night by his Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, Abiodun said available data and opinions of experts continue to indicate that the fight against the virus is far from being won. Sixty days after the Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun declared a total lockdown of the state on weekends, many residents have begun to defy the order as activities have resumed in every part of state which has made the weekend lockdown no more effective, Sodiq Ojuroungbe writes. President Buhari is currently addressing Nigerians on a Live nationwide broadcast. Yesterday alone, Ogun State confirmed 34 … Weekend lockdown continues in Ogun – State Govt The Ogun State Government said on Saturday that the weekend lockdown in Ogun State will continue until … Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The Ogun government says it will extend the current lockdown in the state by another one week. Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has extended the COVID-19 lockdown in the state for another one week. According to the woman, she had gone out … Rwanda, a fast-expanding economy in East Africa, partially ended a strict six-week-long lockdown on Monday. Abiodun said henceforth, there would not be restriction of movement between Mondays and Fridays except on Saturdays and Sundays. even lagos state with the huge population still ease their lockdown, i still can't figure out why ogun state is acting this way. The governor who expressed worries about people of the state said the need for the lockdown is based on the negligence of the people most especially in the border communities. COVID-19: Ogun workers to stay at home as Gov Abiodun bans carnivals, crossover gatherings, Ogun: How suspects slaughtered woman, okada rider, used body parts for money rituals, Three feared killed as customs clash with suspected smugglers in Ogun, Eid-el-Kabir: Suspend weekend lockdown - Ogun students tell Gov. Ogun state governor don extend the lockdown to another one week Ofcourse i know bro, its quite painful. Ogun state government extends lockdown by one more week. My fellow people of Ogun State, it is obvious that no nation can survive a total lockdown of economic activities for an elongated time. it is well. people are damn suffering, i don't have a job still hunting. For the third time, Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun on Friday night extended COVID – 19 lockdown in the state for another one week. There are 21 tertiary institutions both public and private, in the State, making it the highest in the country. FACT: As against the order to stay home so as to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus in Nigeria, a huge number of Nigerians still believe “there is no coronavirus in Nigeria” hence disobeying the stay home order which according to analysis would not help in … “Mr. The governor stated this on Thursday evening, while addressing newsmen on the update of COVID-19 held at his Oke-Mosan office. Abiodun, last week, announced that the lockdown in Ogun … This was expressed by Prince Dapo Abiodun, the State Governor’s when addressing the state on Thursday while updating his administration’s efforts to contain the virus Speaking at a press briefing held in his office at Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, on Friday May 15, the governor said the high level of community transmission of the viral disease and the non-compliance with the safety regulations, necessitated the … You will also recall that on Monday, 27th April, Mr. President announced a further extension of the lockdown in the affected States and FCT for another week which should end by Sunday, 3rd May. As usual, we will continuously review and modify the guidelines in response to data from the field and expert opinions.”, While speaking on the Federal Government’s decision to lift the ban on interstate travels, the governor added that “the State will monitor this development to determine its impact on the COVID-19 situation and will not hesitate to make appropriate adjustments, in consultation with the federal government.”, He proceeded to say that, “Schools are to remain shut. He … The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has eased lockdown in the state except on weekends. Abiodun while addressing newsmen at the Governor’s Office, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta, cited non – compliance to the safety regulations and the community spread of the virus as reason for extending the sit – at – home order. There is no indication of when a vaccine will be developed for COVID- 19, therefore all we can do is to strike a balance between public health safety and economic welfare of the citizenry. The Ogun government says it will extend the current lockdown in the state by another one week. Below is the full speech by Governor Dapo Abiodun: ADDRESS DELIVERED BY THE GOVERNOR OF OGUN STATE, HIS EXCELLENCY, PRINCE DAPO ABIODUN MFR, ON UPDATE AND EFFORTS TO COMBAT COVID-19 PANDEMIC ON THURSDAY, 28TH MAY, 2020 The Ogun State Government has relaxed the Covid-19 lockdown order pronounced on the state, since the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic to fight the spread of the disease from Monday to Friday. The Governor stated this on Thursday evening while addressing newsmen on the update of COVID-19 held at his Oke-Mosan office. He said it had become expedient to further add another week to the lockdown in view of the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the state. She wrote, “We were stopped at the intersection between Lagos and Ogun states (which isn’t properly marked) by Ogun State task force officials, who informed us that there was total lockdown in … While Lagos has relaxed total lockdown for all days of the week, Ogun state still enforces lockdown on Saturdays and Sundays. He also noted that the level of compliance is not encouraging, most especially in Otta local government, therefore there is going to be a full enforcement in the area, being a border area. Abiodun said henceforth, there would not be restriction of movement between Mondays and Fridays except on Saturdays and Sundays. “For intrastate transport, operators are permitted to carry a maximum of half (50% The COVID-19 lockdown in Ogun State has been extended till May 24. by Tobias Sylvester May 16, 2020, 10:23 am Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun has announced the extension of coronavirus lockdown in the state by one week. The Governor stated this on Thursday evening while addressing newsmen on the update of COVID-19 held at his Oke-Mosan office. However, the governor announced that the rate of the spread of the pandemic has reduced drastically. Abiodun, last week, announced that the lockdown in Ogun would not end on May 4 as directed by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying it would be eased on May 10. The Governor had on May 28, 2020 discontinued with the week days lockdown in the state and introduced … This, the Governor had said, would help in reducing the spread of the deadly coronavirus, the battle against which, according to him, had not been won. Ogun State restricts lockdown to weekends May 29, 2020 0 Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has discontinued with the lockdown of the state except on weekends. “Having discharged a total of 777 cases with 22 related deaths recorded, the State is currently managing 360 active cases in its Treatment and Isolation Centres,” it said. Nigerians – Yes! For avoidance of doubt, there will be no interstate travels whatsoever for persons living in Ogun State and working in other states, including Lagos”. Many people said they were glad to be back earning money -- … OYOGist.com has learned that the Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has reportedly relaxed the lockdown in the state except for weekends. The Governor expressed this on Thursday evening while at the same time tending to newsmen on the update of … It may not be the water that is itching, but the candidate stage of the “However, the total lockdown of Ogun state will be effective from 11pm on Friday, 3rd April, 2020. Interestingly, the feedback from you, the people of Ogun State, from the Public Opinion Poll hosted on the Twitter, also support the … "In addition, Ogun state was the only location that from the onset provided three days of windows of relaxation of the lockdown in a week i.e. Ogun State Governor Explains Why Lockdown Is Extended For A Week. Ogun State Government has shifted the commencement of the total lockdown of the state to April 3, 2020. Abiodun, however at a press conference at his […] He said it had become expedient to further add another week to the lockdown in view of the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the state. On Monday, April 13, President Muhammadu Buhari announced a 14-day extension to ongoing lockdowns in the cities of Abuja and Lagos and Ogun state. For the avoidance of doubt, the lockdown in the FCT, Lagos and Ogun States shall remain in place until these new ones come into effect on Monday, … i'm getting depressed on a daily basis, i'm freaking tired bro, but wetin man go do? The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has eased lockdown in the state except on weekends. We must also bear in mind that the daily curfew from 8pm to 6am and the ban on non-essential inter- State travel as directed by Mr. President still stands. The Ogun State Government said on Saturday that the weekend lockdown in Ogun State will continue until further notice. Governor Dapo Abiodun made this known while addressing journalists on Friday evening in Abeokuta. There is still high rate of disobedience by the peoples of Ogun State. The Police in Ogun State said they have arrested 150 suspected robbers and cultists involved in series of robberies in some parts of the State occasioned by Coronavirus lockdown. She wrote, “We were stopped at the intersection between Lagos and Ogun states (which isn’t properly marked) by Ogun State task force officials, who informed us that there was total lockdown … MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE CUMULATIVE LOCKDOWN ORDER OF LAGOS AND OGUN STATES AS WELL AS THE FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY ON COVID- 19 PANDEMIC AT THE… Ogun State is the cradle of education in Nigeria and has very high literacy rate coupled with a skilled workforce. 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