Disregard Press Statement, Makinde Appeals to Oyo

The Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Seyi Makinde has disclaimed the news circulating in the press that he has eased the restriction on religious gathering.

Makinde stated in his official Twitter handle that the report was false and should be disregarded.

The Governor said: ‘A statement is circulating in the Press purportedly from me, stating that we have lifted the restrictions on social distancing regarding places of worship including mosques and churches.

‘This information is FALSE and should be completely disregarded.

Governor Makinde referred the citizens of Oyo back to his press briefing on Monday, May 18th 2020. Also Read: How Covid19 Patients Delivered Twins, Commissioner

‘As I stated in my press briefing on May 18, 2020, the experts are carrying out a risk situational analysis and we will communicate whatever decisions are reached through our Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force Press briefings in due course.’

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