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Osun COVID-19 enforcement team arrests 118 violators in Ede

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The Osun Covid-19 enforcement team on Thursday arrested no fewer than 118 persons for flouting the use of facemask rules.

All the violators were arraigned before mobile Magistrate Court Presided over by Mr Taofeek Badmus.

According to a statement issued by press officer attached to the Chairman of the enforcement team, Ademola Lawal, the violators were arrested at Oke-Gada and Mobil Area in Ede area of the state.

It added that the violators, during the trial, pleaded guilty charge preferred against them.

The courts found the violators guilty as charged and sentenced them to 3 hours community service.

Speaking after the trial, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Security, Mrs Abiodun Ige expressed displeasure over the attitude of residents to the pandemic issue.

She said the pandemic is real while people are toying with their lives, hence, government strict approach to enforcing the law.

Still in Osun, Schools in the State recorded an encouraging number of pupils as the exit classes resumed on Thursday ahead Senior Schools Certificate Examination.

We recalls that the State had earlier announced that 188 schools, consisting 13,177 students in exit classes of Primary Six, Junior Secondary School 3 and Senior Secondary School 3 will resume accordingly.

Abass Sulaiman Adegoke, well known as Adegoke is a student of Federal Polytechnic Ede studying Civil Engineering, He is a media enthusiast, loves traveling, and has a special interest in personal development.

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