Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti on Monday inaugurated a special task force to enforce its restriction order aimed at curtailing the Covid-19 pandemic in the state.
Inaugurating the committee, Fayemi, represented by the Commissioner for Environment, Mr Gbenga Agbeyo, said the government was not particularly happy about the way its order on congregation was being defied.
Fayemi explained that the inauguration had become necessary to stop the spread of the pandemic.
The terms of reference, according to the governor, include to ensure that all private and public schools in the state are closed and there is no gathering of more than 20 persons anywhere in the state.