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Ogun State Extends Lockdown By One Week

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The government of Ogun State has further extended the lockdown order in the state by another one week as a result of the increase in the number of confirmed cases of Covid19 in the state.

The Governor of the state Mr Dapo Abiodun made this known when newsmen yesterday. However, in his usual manner, the governor said members of the public would continue to enjoy the window of relaxation on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7.00 am to 5.00 pm on each day.

He also stated that the order on interstate travel still remained the and enjoined the people to comply with the curfew order of the federal government.

The governor appealed to the people not to force his government to make though decisions as regards obeying constituted authority.

His words read in part: “We appreciate the need to balance public health and safety against economic activity.

Nonetheless, whilst we intensify sensitization and moral-suasion, our security agencies in Ogun State have been duly briefed and empowered to do the needful to assist the heroic efforts of health and other frontline workers to flatten the curve.

“You, the entire people of Ogun State, have not elected me to make easy decisions. And tough decisions we have to make. Now, to preserve the lives of our people, we are persuaded to extend the current modified lockdown, which has been slightly eased, for another one weeks alongside the current guidelines. This will be reviewed, as usual, on a weekly basis.

“We should always remember that we are the closest in proximity to Lagos, the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. It is not a matter to be taken lightly.

As the number of positive cases in Lagos increases, we, in Ogun State, must be concerned about possible spill over, particularly as our people continue to travel across state lines, despite warnings and the ban on interstate travels.”



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Sacked Kano Commissioner Tests Positive Few Week After Celebrating Kyari's Death

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Few weeks after Muaz Magaji gladly celebrate the death of Abba Kyari whose death as a result of the coronavirus the sacked commissioner of Works and Infrastructural Development was fired for that immature act by the Kano state Governor. the man has now been tested positive for the same virus and has been moved to an isolation centre.

Magaji confirmed this in a post on his Facebook timeline on Thursday morning adding that he has been a move to an isolation centre in the state for treatment.

The Ex-commissioner wrote on his fcebook page “this morning, my NCDC test is out. I have been confirmed COVID-19 positive, and have been moved to one of the state facilities,” he wrote.

It should be noted that the former commissioner was sacked after making indecent comments over the death of late Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari who died as a result of the complications of the novel Coronavirus last month, April.

Speaking further on the sudden twist of fate, Magaji said, “going through a historical moment of our time, a time we will either live to remember or we will be remembered having lived in. Whichever applies, Alhamdulilah,” the sacked Commissioner however wrote.



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Coronavirus: Nigeria Records Another Case In Ogun State

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The Nigeria Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has through his twitter handle confirmed another coronavirus case in the country, the minister says the patient was one of the "contact persons" of the first case.

With this development, the number of coronavirus case in the country remain two, as the Italian that brought it to the country is yet to be declared free from the virius.

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SARS Killing In Ogun State: Gov Dapo Cautions Citizens Against Violent Protest

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Ogun state has been unsettled since last week due to the alleged killing of a footballer who played for Remo stars in Sagamu in Ogun state by the operative of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS).

And this had led the people of the town to protest peacefully yesterday in the town a situation that later turned bloody has not fewer than 3 people were later killed in the action.

However the Ogun State Governor, Mr Dapo Abiodun has warned the indigenes of Ogun state to shun the violent demonstration over the death of Remo Stars FC footballer. The Governor urged everyone to be law abiding and allow Law enforcement officials carry out their duty to avoid further breakdown of order in the State.

The Governor made this known through a video broadcast.

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