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Everyone In SouthWest Of Nigeria Must To Wear Mask, Or Else... - Governors

The Governors of South West, on Sunday, reached an agreement that everyone in the region must wear nose mask when leaving thier homes or else risk getting or spreading the deadly Coronavirus.

In a statement personally signed by Ondo State Governor and Chairman of the South West Governors’ Forum, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, the governors said the move is to check the spread of coronavirus in South West.

The six Southwestern states include Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Oyo.

The Governors said the compulsory wearing nose masks in all the six states of the region will start from 24th April.

They equally resolved to take further combined efforts to jointly tackle the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic in the region.

The statement reads,

“That the entry points of our six states be closed forthwith to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

“We also agreed that people involved in essential services or dealing in medicine, water and consumable items in particular, traders and market men/women should endeavour to wear nose masks while outside plying their trade to minimize the spread of the deadly virus.

“The Governors further agreed that wearing of nose masks will be made compulsory for everybody coming out of their homes effective from Friday 24th April, 2020 in their respective states.”

Photo- nytimes.



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