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COVID-19: Ooni shuts palace, begs Nigerians to stay at home

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II today banned socio-cultural activities at his Ile-Oodua palace.

This is as the monarch implored Nigerians to stay at home and obey all principles laid down by Federal and State Governments in a bid to curb the spread of the global Coronavirus pandemic.

In a statement issued by Palace Director of Media and Public Affairs, Moses Olafare, Oba Adeyeye said movement in the palace should be restricted immediately except visitors with an essential mission.

He also advised residents, especially those in local communities to engage in frequent hand washing exercise with clean water and soap as well as the use of nose mask while coughing and sneezing.


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