The Lagos State Government has officially announced the total shut down of two major markets, in the state with effect from Thursday.
This announced made by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, during a press briefing on Tuesday at Statehouse, Marina.
He said those markets and stores should be shut down in the state except those selling essential commodities like foodstuffs, medical supplies, water, and so on with effect from Thursday.
He, however, said, ‘Except markets that sell essential commodities such as medical equipment, water, foodstuff will be exempted.
According to him, he said, ”All markets and stalls except those selling food items, water, medicines, pharmacies, medical equipment, and other related essential life-saving products are hereby directed to close effective from Thursday, July 24th, 2020 for seven days at the first instance.”