Eateries, Restaurants, Market To Reopen, Says Sanwo-Olu

Babajide Sanwo-Olu has directed that markets should be reopened in the state.

The governor also said, however, said the school must remain closed while eateries and restaurant will operate between 9 a.m – 3 p.m.

The Governor of Lagos State Babajide SanwoOlu
The Governor of Lagos State Babajide SanwoOlu

The Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile disclosed this in a series of tweets on Wednesday evening.

He tweeted, “Eateries and restaurants to open between 9 am -3 pm and are to do only takeout. No eat in. Also, 9 am – 3 pm only! Take note! Must wear gloves and masks. Markets to open from 9 am to 3 pm on selected days.”

The governor directed that entertainment centres should be closed for two weeks starting from May 4.

“All entertainment centres including gyms, spa, recreational facilities inside private estates are to remain closed for two weeks post lockdown in Lagos. This would be reviewed after two weeks,” he added.

Tricycle operators, Sanwo-Olu said must operates in restricted areas and must take two passengers.

“Commercial motorcycle operation (Okada) is also suspended across the state during the period of lockdown while tricycles (Keke Napep) is limited to two passengers only.

“Funerals are permitted. Only 20 people permitted and that includes the officiating ministers and Imams. No party to follow it,” the governor added.

“All commuters to wear masks and gloves. Handwashing equipment and thermometers must be provided. Buses to load 60 per cent capacity. No standing.”

President Muhammadu Buhari announced the lockdown on March 30 following the Covid-19 pandemic.

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