By Chris Udochukwu
Abuja (Precise Post) – Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki has said that as part of efforts to curtail the spread of the novel virus, his administration has taken steps to ensure full compliance to COVID-19 protocols and regulations in the state.
The governor who revealed this via his twitter handle informed that during his meeting with heads of security agencies in the state, they deliberated extensively on the enforcement of COVID-19 protocols and regulations in Edo.
Obaseki announced that effective from today, the people will see different teams across the state who will go about to ensure full compliance of COVID-19 protocols.
He further declared that the new curfew time is now from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. in the morning.
Obaseki also assured the citizens that his government is working with the new security chiefs to develop proactive steps to tackle crime in the state.
The tweets reads:
“Citizens have been complaining about the enforcement. People don’t wear their facemasks in public, as they should. The discussion this afternoon was centered on how we can enforce the compliance so that we can slow down the spread of the virus.
“During the meeting, key decisions were taken. Effective from today, you will see different teams across the state who will go about to ensure full compliance of COVID-19 protocols. The new curfew time is from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. in the morning.
“Also, the state government is working with the new security chiefs to develop proactive steps to tackle crime in the state.”
Precise Post recalls that Edo state government was among the states that refused to reopen schools on the federal government’s 18th of January resumption date but said that school in the state will resume in February.