COVID-19: LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT CONSIDERS FULL REOPENING OF ECONOMY

he Lagos state government has disclosed that it is considering full re-opening of critical sectors of its economy – The disclosure was made by the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in a statement on Sunday, May 17 – Governor Sanwo-Olu said the state is still in the process of reviewing and considering how the phased unlocking will happen

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LAGOS ECONOMY

The Lagos state government is considering the full reopening of its economy which has been under partial lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in a statement on Sunday, May 17, said that the government was considering full re-opening of the critical sectors of its economy, even though the move will not be pushed in a hurry.

Governor advises businesses to begin to adjust to the realities of COVID-19. Photo credits: Babajide Sanwo-Olu Source: Facebook He disclosed that in the coming days, the government would be rolling out a register-to-open initiative as part of the plans that would enable it to assess the level of readiness of the players in the identified sectors for supervised operations

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The governor advised businesses to begin to adjust to the realities of COVID-19 by ensuring their workspaces comply with physical distancing guidelines. Sanwo-Olu said the state government was still in the process of reviewing and considering how the phased unlocking will happen. He urged Lagos state residents to always wear a face mask when moving around, noting that failing to observe other public health guidelines have health risks.
This was revealed a tweet by Gboyega Akosile, the chief press secretary to Lagos state governor, via his Twitter handle @gboyegaakosile.

The state’s governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, May 17, said the patients were discharged to reunite with the society after they tested negative twice for COVID-19. Sanwo-Olu announced that the discharged patients 6 males and 9 females who are all Nigerians were discharged from the Yaba, Agidingbi and LUTH Isolation facilities.

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