Ondo to Open Markets for Eid-El-Fitri

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SWITZERLAND, MAY 23 – Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has ordered that all major and community markets throughout the State be reopened on Saturday, May 23.

The Governor made this known in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olusegun Ajiboye made available to newsmen in Akure on Friday.

Akeredolu had earlier banned daily market activities in the State as part of measures to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The decision is to enable Muslim faithful in the State engage in shopping activities ahead of the Eid-el-Fitr festivities.

“Meanwhile, it must be noted that the earlier order restricting business and market activities to Tuesdays and Thursdays in the State resume immediately after tomorrow,” the statement added.

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