14-Day Lockdown: Sanwo-Olu Lists Unaffected Sectors

Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu said; healthcare-related businesses; food processing, distribution and retail companies, petroleum distribution and retail entities, power generation, transmission and distribution companies and private security companies are exemptions to the 14 days lockdown in the state.

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Sanwo-Olu said he understands the uncertainty that a lot of you are feeling at the moment.

 

Benconews had earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari has imposed a curfew on Lagos, Ogun and the federal capital territory, Abuja.

 

“As we enter an initial 14 days lockdown announced by H.E President Muhammadu Buhari, I understand the uncertainty that a lot of you are feeling at the moment but I want to encourage you to be resilient, we will beat COVID -19.

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“Today, The President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces Muhammadu Buhari placed our state on a 14-day lockdown to help us in our fight against COVID19. We have have been preparing for this and I will like to explain how it will work for everyone.

 

“This lockdown affects all our residents. The only exemptions are healthcare-related businesses; food processing, distribution and retail companies, petroleum distribution and retail entities, power generation, transmission and distribution companies and private security companies.

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“We will use this containment period to identify, trace and isolate all individuals that have come into contact with confirmed cases. We will ensure the treatment of confirmed cases while restricting further spread to other states.

 

“NCDC and LSMOH are working hard at ensuring confirmed cases get the best care possible.

 

“I guarantee that we will do all that is necessary to get through this period seamlessly.”

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