The Governor of Osun State, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola, has pardoned all those whose vehicles (cars, buses, motorcycles, tricycles,trucks, etc.) were impounded for violating the lockdown directives of the State Government which was put in place to curb further spread of COVID-19 in the State.
This was contained in a statement signed by Prince Wole Oyebamiji, Secretary to the Osun State Government.
According to the statement, the owners of the impounded vehicles are to report to the different Police formations where their vehicles were taken, with proof of ownership, with effect from 12:00 noon on Monday, 18th May 2020 for the release of the said vehicles.
Mr.Oyebamiji added that the gesture by the Governor applies only to vehicle owners who violated the State Government’s directives since the lockdown began till date.
Governor Oyetola further warned that anyone caught committing infractions or violation of the lockdown guidelines henceforth will face the full force of the law.
He also cautioned citizens and residents to ensure that they observe all government’s regulations and guidelines put in place to protect the State in the face of the pandemic.