Lagos State Govt To Disinfect The Metropolis, Directs A Dusk-to-dawn Curfew Beginning On Sunday
Following the rate of coronavirus outbreak in Lagos state, the state government has taken the delivery of over 200 disinfecting machines, which will be used in disinfecting all major highways, bus stops, markets, parks, and other public areas.
To achieve this task seamlessly, the governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has directed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in Lagos starting from Sunday to allow the state to carry out a comprehensive disinfection of the metropolis.
Mr Sanwo-Olu also disclosed that the domestic airport will also be closed. Travelling in and out of the state henceforth would be restricted as from Sunday, and all inter-state motor parks should shut down for two weeks, the governor stated.
According to the governor who is always on the go looking for solution to tackle this pandemic following the number of cases in his state, the curfew will be in effect till further notice.
Read him; “I am hereby directing a state-wide curfew from 8pm to 6am, starting from Sunday until further notice. This is to enable us to carry out comprehensive disinfection of the Lagos Metropolis
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“I am pleased to note that we have taken possession of over 200 disinfecting machines, and starting today, we will be disinfecting all major highways, bus stops, markets, parks, and other public areas’’.
"With effect from Sunday, we will be closing the domestic airport in Lagos, the General Aviation Terminal and the MM2. All movements in and out of Lagos through the two domestic terminals will, therefore, be suspended from Sunday for two weeks in the first instance. The only exceptions will be flights carrying essential supplies and those on emergency operations.”