PHOTOS: See How Oyo Assembly Lawmakers Sit Today Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic
March. 24, 2020
Lawmakers of the Oyo state House of Assembly led by their speaker, Rt Hon Adebo Ogundoyin on Monday sat for Tuesday's plenary obeying the etiquettes of coronavirus pandemic in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.
The lawmakers who entered the floor of the House with nose cover in their mouths and hand sanitisers adjourns plenary sitting till April 7, 2020.
While speaking, the speaker said the steps taken by the Oyo State Government including the establishment of a task force on the pandemic , the directive to people to maintain proper hygiene and sanitation are apt and timely.
"Up to date information on the virus from Health Practitioners, Government officials , the Media and other stakeholders will help prevent people from contracting the virus.
"It is highly necessary as directed by the Oyo State Government for Motor park managers to provide sanitizers and wash hand basins at their parks and garages , avoid overloading and overcrowding as well as for drivers, conductors and other members of the public to wear hand gloves and nose covers to guard against the scourge. "
Hon Ogundoyin further stressed the need for people to stay indoors regularly and avoid big gathering and congregation.
" Make sure you, and the people around you, follow good respiratory hygiene. This means covering your mouth and nose with tissue when you cough or sneeze. Then dispose off the used tissue immediately. Maintain some distance between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing."
The Speaker said the challenge posed by Covid-19 was a major one hence everyone must work and come together to put an end to the pandemic
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