Henceforth, hotel and Bars in the state of Osun that found to be violating the restriction guidelines on COVID-19 will be subjected to a fine of two hundred and fifty thousand Naira (N250, 000,000)

The government, in an announcement on Sunday by the Deputy Governor and chairman of the COVID-19 task force in the state, Mr Benedict Alabi, blamed some individuals and institutions for the spread of Coronavirus through flagrant disregard for government’s guidelines.

The statement read in part, “From Monday, August 3, 2020, the Osun State Government will begin enforcement of stronger punitive measures which will include the deployment of mobile courts, imposition of fines on defaulters and stringent enforcement exercises by the joint task force.

Hotels, clubs and bars that flout COVID-19 safety protocols shall be closed and fined N250,000 before they can be reopened. Defaulting worship centres shall be closed and fined N100,000 before they can reopen. Private Hospitals caught treating COVID-19 patients shall have their establishments shut and the owners’ practising license withdrawn.”

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