The Government of Ondo State has extended by one week, the April 24 deadline for the compulsory use of nose masks.
Consequently, May 1, 2020 is now the commencement date of the directive jointly adopted by the Governors of the South West Region among other measures, to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The revise, according to a statement by Commissioner for information, Donald Ojogo, was due to limitations quantity of face mask material
”The shift in the commencement date is as a result of the apparent scarcity of the masks in desirable quantities to effect the enforcement of the directive. Against this backdrop, Government has intensified efforts to produce enough within this period of grace. ”
”Nevertheless, Government encourages residents of the State who already have theirs to continue to put on the mask for personal safety and protection.”