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Photos From 2020 Osun Osogbo Festival: Participants Violates Covid-19 Protocols
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Photos From 2020 Osun Osogbo Festival: Participants Violates Covid-19 Protocols

2020 Osun Osogbo festival has ended successfully with huge turnout. The festival which ended on Friday violates the layed down COVID-19 protocols by the Osun state government. We could recall, The state government through the commissioner for culture and tourism, Dr Adebisi Obawale had on Tuesday announced a ban on social activities and gatherings at the Osun-Osogbo festival and restricted to worshippers only. Participants were seen without facemask and violated the social distance procedures in Osogbo, capital of Osun state. See Photos Below:
2020 Osun Osogbo Festival: Govt Cancels Social Activities
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2020 Osun Osogbo Festival: Govt Cancels Social Activities

The Osun state government has laid down restrictions for 2020 Osun Osogbo Festival amid the coronavirus pandemic. The sacred grove which was to be held in the month of August has been made accessible to only the worshippers -- as they comply with the state government’s COVID-19 protocols.  Obawale Adebisi, Osun state Commissioner for Culture and Tourism made a statement on the new development, "The state government is by this medium informing the public that this year’s celebration of Osun-Osogbo festival will be symbolic, as only the worshippers that will perform ritual activities will be allowed into the grove." He said. He added: "These worshippers must however, comply with the state government’s COVID-19 protocols."To this effect, the government has banned all social act...