By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
The Oyo State Working Committee of All Progressives Congress (APC) has ordered immediate closure of the party offices across the state.
According to a statement by the party’s Publicity Secretary, Dr AbdulAzeez Olatunde, the closure was in line with the Federal government’s directive on precautionary measures to stop spread of the deadly CoronaVirus disease.
“The working Committee of our Party, APC, under the chairmanship of Chief Akin Oke, Tuesday 24th March 2020 to review the state of our country, as regards the issues of COVID-19, the Global Pandemic that is rampaging the whole world and as thus decided to SUSPEND ALL POLITICAL ACTIVITIES at the State, the 33 LG Areas and all the Wards throughout Oyo State, from Wednesday 25th March 2020, for initial two weeks.” it said.
Oyo APC added, “this is subject to review after the expiration of the two weeks, hoping and praying that the COVID-19 Scourge would have been overcome before then to allow for resumption of our regular day-to-day activities”.
“Please note that all our Party offices are to be shut down with all manners of meetings suspended”.