COVID-19: Oyo State Enforces Social Distancing, Impounds 22 Cars at Popular Club House, Eateries and Beer Joints

Oyo State COVID-19 Security and Enforcement sub-committee has impounded a total of Twenty-Two (22) illegally parked vehicles during its special night operations, to enforce compliance at club houses and public places in Ibadan.

It would be recalled that Oyo State has recorded more confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 which led to a directive of a dusk to dawn curfew (7pm to 6am) and suspension of interstate transportation into and out of the State with effect from Sunday night (March 29th, 2020) by the Executive Governor, His Excellency, Engr. Seyi Makinde.

Governor Seyi Makinde also gave a directive that no public place or gathering should harbour above 10 persons at a time.

Club houses the enforcement team visited included Platinum, Awolowo Road; Hexagon, Samonda; Pleasure Summit, GRA; Cimola Hotel, Mokola; Latitude, Samonda; Mauve 21, Ring Road; Ventura, Sango and Shanty’s club among others across the State.

Likewise, the Oyo State Road Transport Management Authority (OYRTMA) has deployed over 200 men and officers to as well join the COVID-19 Taskforce in enforcing the social distancing mantra across Ìbàdàn, the state capital.


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