Tag Archives: Seyi Makinde

COVID-19: Oyo Rescinds Curfew, Issues Warning To Night Club Operators

On Thursday August 4, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State and his COVID-19 Task Force team canceled the 10pm curfew imposed on the state to stop further spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr Taiwo Adisa, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, announced this in a statement where operators of night clubs were warned to desist…

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COVID-19: Oyo Discharges Two More Patients, Toll Now 811

The Oyo State Government has announced that two more COVID-19 patients have been discharged from the State’s isolation centres. Governor Seyi Makinde confirmed the latest development via his official twitter handle on Wednesday. He wrote, “Two confirmed COVID-19 cases received their second negative test results and have been discharged. This brings the number of discharged cases in Oyo to…

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COVID-19: Oyo Discharges 180 Recovered Patients, Records New Death

180 more COVID-19 patients have been discharged in Oyo isolation centres after they returned negative for the virus, according to the State Government . Governor Seyi Makinde announced this in a tweet on Monday. According to him, the number of COVID-19 cases successfully managed and discharged in Oyo State has risen to 688. He, however said the state recorded…

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Seyi Makinde Reacts After Being Accused Of Abandoning Late Ajimobi’s Family

The incumbent Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde,has reacted to rumours that he tried to obstruct the burial of former governor Abiola Ajimobi after being accused by his, Florence Ajimobi that he abandoned her family during her late husband’s illness and death. Recall that Ajimobi died last Thursday of multiple organ failure following complications from COVID-19 at First Cardiologist Consultant, Hospital…

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Oyo Discharges 169 Coronavirus Patients As Another Exco Tests Positive

Oyo state Governor, Seyi Makinde has announced the discharge of 169 more COVID-19 patients while revealing that another member of the State Executive Council tested positive for the virus. Earlier this week, we reported that three members of the state cabinet including the Commissioner for Youth Development and Sports, Seun Fakorede, who made his status public yesterday. But Governor Seyi Makinde,…

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Oyo’s Youngest Commissioner, Seun Fakorede Tests Positive For COVID-19

Oyo State Commissioner for Youth And Sports, Seun Fakorede, has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus, otherwise known as COVID-19. Confirming his status, Fakorede shared in a tweet saying, “I tested positive for COVID-19 and want you to know that there’s no cause for any panic as I’m very well, safe and sound without any…

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President Buhari, Sanwo-Olu, Tinubu, PDP And More React To Ajimobi’s Death

The demise of former Oyo State Governor, Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi sent many political figures mourning as many have begun to express their sadness in tributes. Recall that the 70-year-old public official passed away on Thursday from health complications reportedly arising from Coronavirus. President Muhammadu Buhari’s reaction: The President condoled with government and people of Oyo State and commiserated with…

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ICYMI: Three Members Of Oyo ExCo Test Positive For Coronavirus

According to Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, three members of the State’s Executive Council have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Makinde announced this in a tweet on Wednesday, after the state government received confirmation tests for all members of the state exco. He also confirmed that three tests came back positive, while two…

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ICYMI: Oyo Discharges Nine Recovered COVID-19 Patients + Other Updates

Oyo State Government has announced the discharge of nine more coronavirus (COVID-19) patients have after recovering from a successful treatment. The state governor, Seyi Makinde, confirmed this in a series of posts via his Twitter handle on Tuesday. He noted that the recovered COVID-19 patients were discharged after they received their second negative test results,…

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