FeedbackOYSG News January 11-15, 2021

Schools and COVID 19 Protocols

The Oyo State Commissioner for Education, Barrister Olasunkanmi Olaleye has stated that the government has released funds to schools to ensure that they put COVID-19 protocols in place. These include the provision of infrared thermometers and handwashing stations in their schools. Therefore, the state government will not hesitate to shut down schools that do not comply with the COVID-19 guidelines. (January 11, 2021)

Trained

The Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board (OyoSUBEB) working with the Universal Basic Education Commission concluded the training of 3,552 primary school teachers under its Teachers’ Professional Development Programme. The training lasted for one week. (January 11, 2021)

Directive to Private Health Facilities

The Oyo State Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) has warned private health facilities to stop managing COVID-19 patients. Speaking on the issue, the Chairman of the state’s COVID-19 Technical Task Force, Professor Temitope Alonge, said that no private facility had been licensed to manage COVID-19 patients. (January 11, 2020)

Interfaith Service

The Oyo State Government held an interfaith service for civil servants to usher in the New Year. At the event, Governor Seyi Makinde restated his promise to continue prioritising civil servants’ welfare in the state. He also said that the issue of outstanding promotions from 2016 would be resolved this year. (January 13, 2020)

Dismissed

The Commandant of Oyo State Western Security Network Agency codenamed Amotekun, Col. Olayinka Olayanju, has announced the dismissal of eight corps members for their involvement in the fatal shooting of Tosin Thomas at Total Filling Station Mokola, Ibadan. (January 14, 2021)

Laying of the Wreath

Governor Seyi Makinde laid a wreath to mark Armed Forces Remembrance Day held in Ibadan. During the event, he promised to continue to support the military men posted to Oyo State. (January 15, 2020)

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