The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola, has ordered the closure of all public gatherings including churches, mosques and schools to avoid the spread of coronavirus.
According to a statement signed by his spokesman, Ismail Omipidan, on Thursday, the ban takes effect from Friday till further notice.
“The ban will affect all Schools in Osun, Churches, Mosques, Night Clubs and Sports arenas among others.”
Mr. Oyetola also said following a few cases reported in neighboring states, there is need for Osun to take proactive measures.
Meanwhile, it will be recalled that Naija News reported four new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) disease were confirmed in Lagos State on Thursday, 19th March.