COVID-19: Ondo Cancels Cross-Over Service In Churches


As part of the steps to take proactive measures against the second wave of covid-19, the Government of Ondo State cancelled celebration of Cross Over Vigil by churches in the state.

Speaking at a press briefing, Prof. Adesegun Fatusi, Chairman, Ondo State Inter-ministerial Committee on Coronavirus and Vice Chancellor, University of Medical Sciences, stated that no church service organised in respect of the New Year celebration must exceed 10pm until further notice, in line with federal government directive on curfew.

Adesgun warned night clubs and relaxation spots not to operate beyond 10pm and advised anybody above 60 years of age or with existing ailments to remain indoor and disengage from joining any social gathering.

He said the state would begin strict enforcement of the law that guides against the spread of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases in the state from January 2021.

Fatusi said the law provided for three months imprisonment or payment of twenty thousand naira fine or both for offenders.

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