COVID-19: Don’t go to church, Jum’at, party, Osun warns residents

Osun State government has declared an outright ban on any form of gathering regardless of the number of persons there.

In a statement, the Secretary to the State Government, Prince Wole Oyebamiji, said  an initial ban on gatherings of more than 50 persons has been reviewed due to increases cases of Covid-19 in Nigeria and around the world.

The ban means “there will be church services on Sunday, March 22, 2020,” the Oyebamiji announced.

“The State Government of Osun had initially announced a ban on public gatherings having 50 or more people, but has reviewed the position following the announcement of more confirmed cases by the Federal Ministry of Health.”

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