Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved the full reopening of all markets in the state following the flattening COVID-19 in Lagos.

The governor said both food markets and non-food markets should reopen every day of the week.

Before now, both food and non-food markets open three times a week, but the governor has ordered full reopening.

Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Dr Wale Ahmed, announced this in a statement on Tuesday.

He said the governor took the decision to further enhance trade and commerce and mitigate the hardship of recent times and ensure that Lagosians could recover fast.

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Dr Ahmed pointed out that Sanwo-Olu also advised the continued observance of all safety protocols.

He noted that traders and their customers must adhere strictly to the COVID-19 protocols for their safety and the citizenry at large.