As the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic Lockdown in Nigeria gradually ease up, The Delta State Government has taken steps to enforce the strict adherence to all Guidelines by The NCDC and PTF on COVID-19. However, The Secretary To The State Government, Mr Chiebu Ebie (Esq), has announced the Reshuffling of Curfew time and Full resumption of Trading activities in all Market across the 25 Local Government areas of the State.
In a Press Statement Signed by the SSG, He said;
IT IS HEREBY ANNOUNCED FOR THE INFORMATION OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC, PARTICULARLY DELTANS AND RESIDENTS IN THE STATE THAT DELTA STATE GOVERNMENT HAS ADJUSTED THE CURFEW EARLIER IMPOSED IN THE STATE DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC FROM THE EARLIER PERIOD OF 7:00PM TO 6:00AM TO A NEW PERIOD OF 10:00PM TO 5:30AM.
FURTHERMORE, GOVERNMENT HAS APPROVED THE RESUMPTION OF NORMAL TRADING ACTIVITIES IN ALL MARKETS ACROSS THE 25 LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS OF THE STATE. HOWEVER, CINEMAS, BARS IN HOTELS AND BEER PARLOURS REMAIN CLOSED WHILE RESTAURANTS AND EATERIES ARE TO CONTINUE TO SERVE THEIR CUSTOMERS ON TAKE AWAY BASIS, EVEN AS GOVERNMENT WOULD NOT HESITATE TO SHUT THEM DOWN IF THEY ARE OBSERVED TO BE IN BREACH OF THE COVID-19 SAFETY GUIDELINES.
THE STATE GOVERNMENT URGES DELTANS AND RESIDENTS TO CONTINUE TO ADHERE STRICTLY TO ALL THE COVID-19 PROTOCOLS AND GUIDELINES WHICH INCLUDE WEARING OF FACEMASK, MAINTAINING PHYSICAL AND SOCIAL DISTANCING AS WELL AS REGULAR WASHING OF HANDS IN ORDER TO CURTAIL THE SPREAD OF THE VIRUS.