The Oyo State Government, on Thursday, announced the cancellation of the 10pm to 4am curfew imposed on the state to stop further spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
The latest development was disclosed via a statement by Chief Press Secretary to the Oyo State Governor, Mr Taiwo Adisa.
The state government warned operators of night clubs to desist from accommodating persons in closed areas within their premises.
The government reiterated that research had confirmed that the virus spreads faster when people cluster in closed venues.
The state’s COVID-19 task force, in the statement, said an advisory would be sent to night clubs owners by the Emergency Operations Centre arm of the task force to allow guests into their enclosed areas.
The statement further indicated that the task force issued another warning to residents of the state not to desist from the ‘own your action initiative’ of the state’s COVID-19 task force as according to the task force, the state “is not completely out of the woods with regards to COVID-19”.
The state task force enjoined the residents to continue to obey the guidelines provided to curb the spread of the virus which include washing of hands, social distancing and the use of nose masks.