As Nigeria confirms new coronavirus cases, the Ogun state government has banned gatherings at social clubs, halls, cinemas, night clubs, etc.
The Ogun state government on Wednesday, March 18, banned high-density gatherings that could bring 50 or more people together.
The move is part of precautions against the spread of coronavirus in the state. Such places, according to the government, include social clubs, halls, cinemas, night clubs, restaurants, cafes, and sports arenas. A statement issued by the chief press secretary to the governor, Kunle Somorin said the ban would take effect for the next 30 days in the first instance. Governor Dapo Abiodun bans night clubs, cinemas, restaurants in Ogun for 30 days Source: UGC The government maintained that the restriction was enforced without prejudice to people’s fundamental rights to association and movement, saying “safety of our people and their welfare are priorities that cannot be toyed with.”