People’s Democratic Party in Oyo State has commenced the distribution of branded nose mask as part of its contribution towards the containment of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The distribution of this mask has not also been devoid of its fair share of political controversy as the critics from the opposition parties have condemned the deployment of political strategy at a time the country is facing a serious challenge from the pandemic.
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Oyo is governed by a PDP government led by Seyi Makinde who was recently given all clear to return to his seat after about two weeks in COVID-19 recovering isolation.
This will not be the first time the state will be in COVID-19 limelight after the criticisms that followed the governor’s viral video where he was accused of politicising the virus shortly after his coronavirus test sample returned positive.