Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has said residents of the state working in Lagos State will not be allowed to move after President Muhammadu Buhari announced the easing of the lockdown in the state.
He said this in a Facebook post on Saturday. He said lockdown in Ogun ends on Sunday May 10 after they were granted grace by Buhari. He said Buhari’s Monday broadcast made it clear that inter-state movement in prohibited.
A tangible percentage of the working population in Lagos live in Ogun due to its affordable housing and nearness to the nation’s economic epicentre.
“All schools remain closed, while students will continue with their DigiClass.
“All essential service personnel will continue to work despite the lockdown.
“All public religious gatherings remain banned. All pubs, clubs, stadia, public pools, spas, gyms, salons, etc. and all assemblies of more than 15 people remain banned. Restaurants may open on the approved days for take-out meals only.
“Burials and naming ceremonies are allowed but there must not be more than 15 people including the officiating ministers.
“There is a total ban on interstate travel (outside Ogun). If you work in Lagos or any other state but you live in Ogun State, you are not allowed to go to Lagos or any other state and return to Ogun,” he said.