Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved the full reopening of all markets in the state.

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The Governor’s Senior Special Assistant on New Media, Gawat Jubril, revealed this in a statement announced by the state’s commissioner for local government and community affairs, Dr Wale Ahmed.

In the statement released on Tuesday, October 27, the governor approved the full resumption of both food markets and non-food markets.

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It can be recalled that markets were operational only thrice in a week – Monday, Wednesday and Friday, as a precautionary measure to curb the spread of COVID-19.

The statement reads,

“The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the full resumption of operations of both food markets and non-food markets. They are now to open daily.

Mr Governor took the decision to further enhance trade and commerce and mitigate the hardship of recent times and ensure that Lagosians can recover fast.

Mr Governor also advised the continued observance of all safety protocols. Traders and their customers must adhere strictly to the COVID-19 protocols for their safety and the citizenry at large”.


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