Oyo orders churches to hold 25% capacity service

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force disclosed on Monday that it has relaxed the curfew imposed on the state.

The review was announced after a two-and-half-hour meeting coordinated by Governor Seyi Makinde.

The governor, who doubles as the chairman of the state COVID-19 task force, said the curfew would now run from 10pm to 4am.

Decisions were also reached on the resumption of primary six students, JSS3 and SS3 students from Monday, June 29; resumption of work by all category of workers at the state secretariat from June 22; opening up of mosques and churches, which are to operate at 25 per cent capacity; and the limiting of public gathering to 25 persons.

It was learnt that the state secretariat, which was shut on March 27 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and later reopened to staff on grade level 13 and above on April 27, would be open to other workers, on June 22.

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