The Osun State Government yesterday announced the closure of major markets with effect from today; and all land borders into the state, from tomorrow.

It also limited the boarding capacity of vehicles operating within the state as part of the ongoing measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

The Secretary to the State Government, Wole Oyebamiji, in a statement yesterday, said the government announced that all markets in the state, including Orisumbare, Ajegunle spare part market and Ayegbaju market would be shut with effect from today.

He also stated that all shopping malls would be shut, except for their pharmaceutical, foods and medical needs outlets.

Speaking on transportation within the state, he said: “All motorcycles henceforth will carry only one passenger, while all mini buses will carry only four passengers with one passenger in front, one in the middle and two at the back seat”.

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