Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has authorised full reopening of markets following COVID-19 lockdown.
Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Dr Wale Ahmed, made this known in an announcement on Tuesday.
The assertion made obtainable by the Governor’s Senior Special Assistant on New Media, Gawat Jubril, noted food markets and non-food markets can reopen every day of the week.
Earlier than the announcement, meals and non-food markets had been allowed to function three days in every week – Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
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The state authorities had regulated the opening of the markets to curb the unfold of COVID-19 in the state.
The assertion reads: “The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has accredited the complete resumption of operations of each meals markets and non-food markets.
“They’re now to open each day.
“Mr Governor took the choice to additional improve commerce and commerce and mitigate the hardship of latest occasions and be certain that Lagosians can recuperate quick.
“Mr Governor additionally suggested the continued observance of all security protocols.
“Merchants and their clients should adhere strictly to the COVID-19 protocols for his or her security and the citizenry at giant.