COVID-19: Ondo Task Force Begins Monitoring Banks’ Compliance With Social Distancing Rules

The Ondo State Special Task Force on COVID-19 says it has begun the strict enforcement of all pointers put in place by the federal government for the reopening  of  banks and different monetary establishments within the state.

The federal authorities had on Monday addressed issues raised by the individuals with the comfort of restrictions on banking operations and worship centres within the nation after a number of weeks of lockdown as a result of Coronavirus pandemic.

It particularly defined that the banks can now open totally however should comply with the laws and pointers put in place by the state authorities.

A member of the Special Task Force, who spoke with SaharaReporters, stated the workforce had been transferring round banks to make sure that clients don’t overcrowd their premises.

He defined that the banks had additionally been suggested to not have greater than 20 of their banking halls.

The supply stated, “The banks have additionally been instructed to make sure nostril masks are supplied for his or her workers and that no person needs to be allowed into the financial institution premises with out utilizing the masks whilst clients are available in

“Also, every financial institution is to supply hand sanitizers and thermometers on the entry level, together with washing hand basin as a result of these are components of measure to protect in opposition to contracting the virus and as a workforce we will be checking all these on our visits.

“So, the Task Force has notified the authorities of the financial institution that if any of them flout these pointers and the advisories then we wouldn’t hesitate to shut down such a department.

“If you’ve gotten seen, you’ll see that a number of the banks have begun to supply canopies outdoors their premises for patrons to loosen up earlier than coming in. This can also be a part of the measures as a result of it might cut back the group inside and it might even be straightforward for the safety personnel to display whoever is coming in.

“I am sure this is also being replicated in other states including Lagos which now has the highest confirmed cases.”

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