Even with the increasing anxiety among the Nigerians as positive cases of the Coronavirus arrived at 12 on Thursday, March 19, the Ondo state lawmakers have turned down a movement that the April 18 regional authorities elections be postponed till even further see.
Hyperpeeps gathered that the motion which was raised by the only Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) member in the Residence, Rasheed Elegbeleye, was presented as a way to curb the unfold of the dreaded coronavirus.
Elegbeleye experienced argued that the area elections would make folks acquire in a spot and observing social distancing as one particular of the approaches to curtail the spread of CONVID-19, would be the smart point to do.
The majority All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmakers even so shouted him down and rejected the motion.
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Meanwhile, the lawmakers thought it needed to suspended plenary for two weeks to help users visit their constituencies and sensitise them on the need to have to preserve right hygiene and control the spread of CONVID-19.
The Speaker, Bamidele Oleyelogun also barred all people from parking within the House premises but to park outside the house with a check out to using the wash hand basin and sanitisers supplied.
In the meantime, The Nigerian authorities has purchased fast closure of tertiary establishments, secondary and principal educational facilities nationwide next the outbreak of Coronavirus in the place and as part of measures to contain the spread.