The Ondo State Government has command the instant shutdown of all activities across the state, including food seller, medicine store and water.

The order was in respect of the coronavirus pandemic currently ravaging the world and Nigeria inclusively.

According to the state government in a statement signed by the State Commissioner for Information, Donald Ojogo, the move was part of measures to curb the extension of the coronavirus pandemic into the state.

Recall that Ondo state government had earlier command partial lock down of activities across the state with the exception of essential commodities such as food, water and medicines.

The Commissioner stated that “it has been observed however, that residents have flagrantly disobeyed this directive which is a potent measure to forestall the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

“Compelled by this unwholesome infraction, Government hereby places a total ban on all markets across Ondo State with effect from Tuesday, 31st March, 2020. This ban is irrespective of any item. For emphasis, all markets must remain closed until further notice.”

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