The governor of the state have given this instruction to all the public hospitals in the state.
This statement was broadcast by the state Commissioner for Health, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, on Saturday May 9, in the state capital Akure.
He Said: Morgues in the government hospitals were already congested and if urgent measures were not taken, it would constitute a public health hazard to residents of the state
AS stated by the commissioner, the government by taking the action, was not heartless to the culture, traditions and feelings of the people.
He said the massive burial in government hospital will take effect from Monday, May 11, 2020. The ultimatum is given the best interest of all.
Burial rites and services must be held graveside with not more than 20 people in attendance and social distancing rule obeyed to the latter
No funeral rite in mosques, churches or partying after burial until the coast is clear. Hand sanitizer and face mask must be use by all the attendees.