Oyo Speaker advises residents to stay indoor

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…commends Makinde over steps taken to curb coronavirus

Akinlabi Afolabi, Ibadan

The Speaker Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin has applauded the various precautionary and preventive measures rolled out by Governor Seyi Makinde to contain the spread of Covid-19 in the state as the world battle to contain the spread of Coronavirus

This is just as the Speaker advised members of the public to always get latest information on the virus especially on its spread and affected people in their area.

Hon Ogundoyin stated this during Tuesday’s plenary of the Oyo State House of Assembly.

The Speaker said the steps taken by the Oyo State Government including the establishment of a task force on the pandemic , the directive to people to maintain proper hygiene and sanitation are apt and timely.

”Up to date information on the virus from Health Practitioners, Government officials , the Media and other stakeholders will help prevent people from contracting the virus.

”It is highly necessary as directed by the Oyo State Government for Motor park managers to provide sanitizers and wash hand basins at their parks and garages , avoid overloading and overcrowding as well as for drivers, conductors and other members of the public to wear hand gloves and nose covers to guard against the scourge. “

Hon Ogundoyin further stressed the need for people to stay indoors regularly and avoid big gathering and congregation.

” Make sure you, and the people around you, follow good respiratory hygiene. This means covering your mouth and nose with tissue when you cough or sneeze. Then dispose of the used tissue immediately. Maintain some distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing.

The Speaker said the challenge posed by Covid-19 was a major one hence everyone must work and come together to put an end to the pandemic.

He used the medium to announce that the house has adjourned its plenary to the 7th of April, 2020.

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