The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the reopening of Lagos Markets within the Lagos state.
The announcement was made by the Lagos Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Dr Wale Ahmed, this morning. The statement highlighted that both food and non food markets can be reopened and operate every day of the week (Monday-Sunday).
The news has been met with great enthusiasm and energy from traders and distributors, as currently the Lagos markets were limited to opening on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
The statement from Dr Wale Ahmed read in part, “Mr Governor took the decision to further enhance trade and commerce and mitigate the hardship of recent times and ensure that the Lagos market 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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Source: The Punch, October 2020