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COVID-19: GOV OYETOLA ORDERS CABINET MEMBERS TO UNDERGO TEST

As part of measures to manage the second wave of the coronavirus infection, Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun state has ordered all Commissioners and Special Advisers in the state to take compulsory Covid-19 test to ascertain their health status.
In the same vein, he has directed all drivers in his convoy , domestic staff and aides attached to senior government officials to present themselves for similar screening.
Citizens are therefore urged to follow suit because early detection is the key to avoiding tragic outcome that has accompanied this second wave.
While addressing journalists, the state’s Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Funke Egbemode disclosed that government had increased testing capacities across all the local government areas at no cost to citizens.
She further explained that only two members of the cabinet returned positive and have since gone into isolation and undergoing treatment with confirmation that they are stable, and that a repeat test would be conducted in a few days to check their progress.
The Governor also called on citizens and residents to ensure they continue to observe Covid-19 protocols at all times.

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