Wearing of face mask now compulsory in Oyo — Gov. Makinde


Wearing of face mask now compulsory in Oyo — Gov. Makinde
Seyi Makinde

The Oyo State Government says wearing face masks in public places is now compulsory.

Gov. Seyi Makinde announced this on Friday in Ibadan while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the State COVID-19 Taskforce meeting held at the Government House, Agodi, Ibadan.

Makinde, who noted that the directive was one of the measures to prevent, curtail and control the spread of coronavirus, said that the State COVID-19 Taskforce had reached a decision to implement the measure.

“If you must leave your house to any public place, then you must wear a face mask,” he said.

He also said the state government would produce an initial one million face masks to kick start the mask-wearing policy in the state.

The governor also said that 100 tailors would be inaugurated on Monday for the production of 10,000 face masks each, adding that his government was collaborating with experts who had designed the face mask model to train the tailors.

Makinde said that each of the 100 tailors…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper