Wednesday, 25 March 2020

Not a total Lock-down: Governor Sanwo-Olu shut down all Lagos markets


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The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered the closure of all markets not selling essential commodities such as medical equipment, water, foodstuff with effect from Thursday.

Sanwo-Olu said this in a live press conference on Tuesday, The PUNCH reports.



He said, “It is not a total lock-down, we still want people on essential services to go about their normal activities.

“We are trying to de-centralize markets in Lagos. This is why we want to use some of our closed schools as markets, so people can buy food and medicine without going a long distance.

“It is only when you are alive that you can talk about economics and finance.”

It is unclear if is the case of Kyari that the NCDC reported in the bulletin.

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