Categories: Coronavirus Local

COVID-19: Ondo Government Orders Workers To Stay Home, Closes Night Clubs

 

The Ondo State Government has directed all civil servants from grade levels 1 to 12 to stay at home in order to control the spread of the COVID-19. 

According to a statement on Monday, the government through its spokesman, Donald Ojogo, banned all political, social and religious gatherings for at least 14 days.

The statement reads, “Government hereby places a total ban on all political, social and religious gatherings in the state for 14 days in the first instance.

READ ALSO: Coronavirus: Buhari Urges Nigerians In Lagos, Abuja To Stay At Home

“Gatherings at clubs, pubs are prohibited until further notice.

“All civil servants from Grade Levels 01-12, except those on essential duties as may be determined by their respective accounting officers and chief executives, are hereby advised to stay at home for now.”

The Ondo State Government stated that in its strong resolve to stem the influx of an undeterminable number of persons in their hundreds into the State especially from unverifiable areas, it has already directed the Commissioner of Police and heads of other security agencies to enforce all regulations in respect of crowd control as spelt out by the Government.

Soonest Nathaniel

Disqus Comments Loading...

Recent Posts

  • Coronavirus
  • Entertainment
  • Local

BREAKING: Davido Goes Into Self-Isolation As Fiancée, Chioma Tests Positive For COVID-19

    Nigerian music star, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido says he has gone into self-isolation. He explained that…

47 mins ago
  • Coronavirus
  • Headlines

BREAKING: Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 In Nigeria Rise To 70

  The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria has risen to 70, following the discovery of five…

2 hours ago
  • Coronavirus
  • Headlines

Nigeria Will Go Into Recession If COVID-19 Continues Beyond Six Months – Finance Minister

  The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, has warned that Nigeria may go into recession…

2 hours ago
  • Coronavirus
  • Sports

‘I Struggled To Breathe’ – Dybala Shares Coronavirus Nightmare

  Juventus star Paulo Dybala revealed Friday how he "struggled to breathe" after contracting coronavirus which has killed over 9,000…

2 hours ago
  • Coronavirus
  • Headlines

VIDEO: Lagos May Impose Curfew Soon To Curb COVID-19 Spread, Says Sanwo-Olu

    The Lagos State government is considering the imposition of curfew, as part of efforts to curtail the spread…

3 hours ago
  • Coronavirus
  • Local

COVID-19: Lagos Govt To Provide Staple Foods To 200,000 Households

The Lagos State Government has announced that it would be providing staple foods such as rice, beans, garri, pepper and…

3 hours ago