Ondo state government has cancelled the special concession granted Churches across the State to celebrate the Easter Sunday/Service.
This decision was taken after due consultations with the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria(CAN).
In a statement issued by the state commissioner for Information, Donald Ojogo said the cancellation became necessary in order to curb the spread of COVID- 19 in the state.
The statement added, “The State Government notes with deep concern the second index case. This development has once again, reinforced the need to deepen our collective efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
” The Ondo State COVID-19 Response Team has reported that the second index case having travelled from Lagos to Ondo State must give the Government greater concern to avoid community transmission.
“All measures and steps taken in respect of COVID-19 still remain in force. In particular, Government has taken further steps to effectively man the boundaries in the light of reported cases of compromise and breach of the directive to close all inter-state entry points into Ondo State”