COVID-19: Fayemi Announces Total Lockdown Of Ekiti


As part of measures to curb the spread of coronavirus, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has ordered the complete lockdown of the state.

The governor made this known in a statewide broadcast on Sunday.

Fayemi announced a dusk-to-dawn curfew in the state from 7am to 7pm daily for an initial 14-day period.

The governor warned that anyone that violates the government order risk six- month jail term.

He also directed total closure of all routes to the state, stating that from the midnight of Monday, all residents must stay at home except those on essential services.

The governor added that no offices, businesses of any sort of place of worship are allowed to open.

Fayemi said the decision was a consequence of the poor compliance with all the earlier directive to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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