COVID 19: Ondo Govt. explains closure of markets

Rotimi Akeredolu
The Ondo Order Authorities has given extra causes for a total shutdown of markets in the stammer, because of chronic flouting of social distancing regulation.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the stammer authorities had on March 24 shut down market department stores and stores, rather than those dealing on essentials commodities like food, remedy, and water, for seven days as a precautionary measure towards COVID-19 pandemic.

Mr. Donald Ojogo, Commissioner for Data and Orientation, in a press assertion in Akure on Monday, explained that the depraved abuse of the sooner directives necessitated the most unusual advice to shut the markets entirely.

“Authorities made it sure from the first directive, in appreciate of markets, those lifestyles-saving items like food, water and medicines had been excluded from the advise regulating crowds on the markets.
“Nonetheless, that warning looks to had been grossly abused.
“Nonetheless, the sales of those listed items like food, water and medicines will soundless suffice, nonetheless no longer in the congregational way as it’s some distance in the markets.
“In diverse phrases, stores and supermarkets, as well to pharmacy stores promoting these items, can soundless hot-foot about their current agencies.

“Nevertheless this need to be in conformity with the regulations guiding social distancing and crowd management.
“As a result of this truth, any shop or supermarket discovered to relieve unwholesome crowds in contravention of the regulations will be closed down as we deliver by the monitoring team.
“Authorities is begun to vital solutions as we collectively face this world spot. Collectively, we shall overcome,” he talked about.

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