Coronavirus: OBASEKI EVACUATES PATIENTS, CONVERTS STELLA OBASANJO HOSPITAL, OTHERS TO ISOLATION CENTRES, DEVELOPS ECONOMIC STIMULUS PACKAGE FOR VULNERABLE PERSONS

The Edo State Government has ordered the evacuation of patients from the Stella Obasanjo Hospital, converting the facility into a full-blown holding and isolation centre to manage different stages of cases of coronavirus (COVID-19). The Deputy Governor of Edo State and Chairman, Technical Sub Committee on COVID 19, Comrade Philip Shaibu, disclosed this while addressing journalists in Benin City. Shaibu said Governor Godwin Obaseki has … Continue reading Coronavirus: OBASEKI EVACUATES PATIENTS, CONVERTS STELLA OBASANJO HOSPITAL, OTHERS TO ISOLATION CENTRES, DEVELOPS ECONOMIC STIMULUS PACKAGE FOR VULNERABLE PERSONS

Covid 19 Update: GOV OBASEKI GOES INTO SELF-ISOLATION, SENDS IN SAMPLES FOR TESTING

Following his close contact with the Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Muhammed and Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, who have both tested positive for coronavirus, the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has gone into self-isolation. In a statement, Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, said the governor has sent his samples for testing. Osagie … Continue reading Covid 19 Update: GOV OBASEKI GOES INTO SELF-ISOLATION, SENDS IN SAMPLES FOR TESTING

Coronavirus: GOV OBASEKI PROHIBITS GATHERING OF MORE THAN 50 PEOPLE, AS EDO CONFIRMS FIRST CASE, ORDERS CIVIL SERVANTS BELOW GRADE LEVEL 12 TO WORK FROM HOME

Following the upswing of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Nigeria, the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has placed a ban on gatherings of more than 50 people in any part of the state, as part of efforts to prevent spread of the virus. The governor also ordered public officers below grade level 12 (except those providing essential services such as fire service and … Continue reading Coronavirus: GOV OBASEKI PROHIBITS GATHERING OF MORE THAN 50 PEOPLE, AS EDO CONFIRMS FIRST CASE, ORDERS CIVIL SERVANTS BELOW GRADE LEVEL 12 TO WORK FROM HOME

Coronavirus: EDO STATE GOVT SHUTS DOWN SCHOOLS

Following the upswing of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Nigeria, the Edo State Government has directed that all schools in the state, including primary, secondary and tertiary institutions, be shut down with effect from Monday, March 23, 2020. In a statement, Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq., said, “While we enjoin citizens and residents not to panic, we call on them to adhere to … Continue reading Coronavirus: EDO STATE GOVT SHUTS DOWN SCHOOLS

Covid-19: GOV. OBASEKI HOSTS OBA OF BENIN, OTHER TRADITIONAL RULERS IN GOVT HOUSE

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, on Friday, met with members of the Edo State Council of Traditional Rulers and Chiefs led by his Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, at the EXCO Chambers in Government House, Benin City. Key issues discussed at the meeting include the state government’s steps to ward off the coronavirus pandemic; … Continue reading Covid-19: GOV. OBASEKI HOSTS OBA OF BENIN, OTHER TRADITIONAL RULERS IN GOVT HOUSE

EDO GOV, GODWIN OBASEKI, IS SILVERBIRD MAN OF THE YEAR

‘Obaseki’s investment in education, infrastructure, others earned him Extraordinary Personality Award’ The Founder of Silverbird Group, Senator Ben Murray- Bruce, has said the emergence of Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki as the 2019 Extraordinary Personality is a testament to the governor’s trajectory in human capacity development, job creation, healthcare, education, agriculture and infrastructural development, among others. Presenting the award to the governor at the … Continue reading EDO GOV, GODWIN OBASEKI, IS SILVERBIRD MAN OF THE YEAR

Coronavirus Outbreak: EDO GOVT SENSITISES RESIDENTS ON DISEASE, URGES CALM

Following the confirmation of a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) case in Lagos State by the Federal Ministry of Health, the Edo State Government has step-up measures to sensitise residents to check the spread of the virus. The Edo State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Patrick Okundia, addressing journalists at a Press Conference in Benin City, on Friday, February 28, 2020, said the state government has already put … Continue reading Coronavirus Outbreak: EDO GOVT SENSITISES RESIDENTS ON DISEASE, URGES CALM