The Ogun State Government has extended the ease of COVID-19 lockdown in the state by two weeks.
This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Dapo Abiodun, Kunle Somorin on Friday.
According to the government, guidelines will continue to be reviewed and modified in response to data from the field and expert opinions.
While noting that schools in the state are to remain shut, the governor’s spokesman explained that the state government will “engage all stakeholders, public and private to develop modalities for a safe reopening of schools, especially to allow certificate classes to resume and write their examinations.”
Although, existing restriction put in place by the state government to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease in the state still remains in place.
The state government also stated that it will monitor the recent lifting of the ban on interstate travels by the Federal Government to determine its impact on the COVID-19 situation, stressing that it “will not hesitate to make appropriate adjustment, in consultation with the Federal Government.”