As part of efforts to prevent the spread of Covid-19, the Kwara State Government has banned commercial transportation, closed all religious centres and major markets in the state.
The Deputy Governor and Chairman, Technical Committee on COVID-19, Mr. Kayode Alabi
said the development became imperative to protect the lives of residents, adding that government would put security arrangements on ground to ensure compliance.
“The locking down of the state would curb any invasion of unsuspected members of the public that may likely come to the state through commercial operators from the neighbouring states of the federation”.
He stressed that “fast food operators in the state should do take-away of their foods and avoid any customers to sit down to eat in their business premises henceforth”.
Alabi called on the people to cooperate with the government in the task of curtailing the invasion of the pandemic disease in the state.
On the issue of the insinuation that the state governor, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq has been in isolation for allegedly shaking hands with the top Federal government officials, Alabi said: “I want to say emphatically that, our governor is not in isolation and he is hale and hearty”.