Kwara state government has announced the total shut down of the entire state with effect from 6pm on Friday.
The new measure banned all vehicular movement, including private vehicles, all manners of shops and markets.
Foodstuff sellers and operators of medicine shops are allowed to operate on Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 10 and 2pm.
The state deputy governor and chairman, Kwara state technical committee on COVID-19,Mr Kayode Alabi announced the total lockdown of the state at a news conference in his office yesterday.
He expressed satisfaction with the level of compliance by the people of Offa on the lockdown order placed on the town since Tuesday.
Alabi thanked the federal government for its support for the state technical committee on COVDlD-19.
The deputy governor urged Kwarans not to panic, but strictly adhere to all the safety measures on COVID-19.