In order to sustain its record of no positive case of Covid 19 in the state, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has ordered the closure of all borders that serve as entry points into the state.
A statement by the Commissioner for Information, Donald Ojogo, read. “having observed the trend in respect of COVID-19 and the possibility of its undeterminable spread, the Government of Ondo State has ordered the closure of its borders with the neig hbouring states of Ekiti, Osun, Kogi, Edo and Elefon, our coastal border with Ogun which in the recent past, has witnessed heavy human traffic from Lagos and Ogun. This order prohibits inter-state travels into the state and takes effect from 6.00 pm on Thursday, 2nd April, 2020. Security operatives , as well as monitoring teams have been put on the alert to enforce this order as part of measures already taken to stem COVID-19 incursion into Ondo State.”
Ojogo added that, “to His Glory, Ondo State has remained one of the states in the country without a single confirmed case of COVID-19. This is an uncommon grace which the government and indeed, the people must not take for granted.