TRACE ENFORCES RESTRICTION ORDER AT BORDERS AHEAD LOCKDOWN

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Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency (TRACE) has gone round borders of Ogun State to monitor the influx of people into the State ahead the Friday total lockdown.

The TRACE Commander and Chief Executive Officer, Seni Ogunyemi at the monitoring exercise in Ado-Odo/Ota, Sango, Lagos/Ota toll gate, Agbara/Lagos Badagry Expressway, as well as, Ikorodu/Epe, Mowe/Ibafo and Ojodu road, advised motorists to comply with the restriction order of not carrying more than a passenger on Okada, two on tricycle and three passengers in a taxi.

According to him, ‘’since transportation system is very important and could be very susceptible to the spread of COVID-19, TRACE deems it necessary to properly monitor our border towns which could be used by people moving from one state to another’’, adding that the agency needed to be pro-active at enforcing the restriction order and monitor people’s movement from neighbouring state prior the lockdown on Friday.

He assured of government support to the citizens across the State to cushioning the effect of the stay at home order.

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Also speaking, the area 4 Commander, Adekunle Ajibade added that it was mandatory for people to keep to hygienic campaign by the health sectors in Ogun State by washing hands regularly and making use of sanitizer, enjoining motorists and residents to make necessary arrangements ahead Friday total lockdown in the State.

Ajibade called on everyone to be obedient and cooperate with the government in curtailing the spread of Covid-19, saying all machineries have been put in place by the agency to work with other sister agencies to ensure strict compliance and apprehend any violator of the lockdown order.


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