Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun has issued a directive for total lockdown in four local government areas in the state to contain the spread of coronavirus in the areas.The affected local governnents were Ilesa East, Ilesa West, Atakumosa East and Atakumosa West.
The governor,noted that the lockdown would be for seven days in the first instance effective from July 7.
The governor also said that residents in the affected areas would not have opportunity to go to worship centres and markets during the period but would be allowed to shop within their neighbourhood.
He added that intra-state travel to and fro would not be allowed during the lockdown, warning that violators of the lockdown order will be severely dealt with.