Ogun State House of Assembly has lamented the non-compliance by some residents with the provisions of the dreaded Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Health Protection Regulations 2021 recently signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Consequently, the lawmakers have directed the Ministries of Health and Environment to redouble their efforts towards ensuring that residents comply with safety protocols on the eadly disease.
The assembly also reminded residents of the existing Executive Order on precautionary measures, particularly at public places/gathering and markets.
The Speaker, Olakunle Oluomo gave the directive while responding to the submissions of a member representing Egbado North II State Constituency, Hon Wahab Haruna who spoke under Personal Explanation during a plenary session held at the Assembly Complex, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.
The Speaker admonished residents to observe the stipulated guidelines towards containing the spread of the deadly disease through observance of social distance and usage of nose masks amongst others.
In another development, Oluomo has charged the Committee on Education, Science and Technology to liaise with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology on modalities towards ensuring the effective utilization of the model schools constructed across the 20 council areas of the state.
He gave the directive while responding to the presentation of the member representing Ijebu-East State Constituency, Olusola Adams, who reported the invasion of the model school situated in his constituency by burglars.
According to him, the bandits went away with valuable school materials, just as they have turned the facility to a hideout to perpetrate crimes.