16-Key Highlights of Okowa’s broadcast easing COVID19 Lockdown in Delta

By Princess Atevure,

Governor  Ifeanyi Okowa making a State  broadcast on Delta’s  preparations against the  COVID-19 pandemic, advocate. ng

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State, today in state broadcast in Asaba, partially eased the statewied imposed COVID-19 lockdown in the April 1, 2020 with effects from 30th April, 2020 and these are the 16 major highligtes of the new directive from the broadcast:


  • Okowa partially lifts movement restrictions in Delta State from April 30 from 6:00am – 7:00pm to enable economic activities to return


  • Burials and weddings would be allowed with strict obedience to the social distance order


  • All schools remain closed till May 30


  • Entertainment centres remain closed till further notice


  •  Restaurants/Canteens/Beer Parlours are to operate on take-away basis


  • Hotels will be allowed to open (with in-room dining) but their restaurants, bars and night clubs remain closed till further notice


  • Transport services will be allowed to operate with a limited number of passengers


  • Airports remain closed till further notice


  • To meet religious leaders on Thursday


  • Crusades remain banned


  • Workers from level 12 and above to resume work immediately


  • Security agents to ensure strict compliance to the new directives and prosecute defaulters


  • Use of facemasks in public places is now compulsory


  • The state will commence the distribution of one million facemasks through the 25 LGAs tomorrow


  • Continuation of interstate borders lockdown for another two weeks as stated by Mr President


  • Always stay indoors, only go out when it is necessary and use alcohol-based sanitizers


  • If you are sick with symptoms of COVID-19, do not panic, call your LG chairman, or councillor or 08031230480.
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