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COVID-19: Lagos Govt Disinfects Bus Stops, Motor Parks (Video)

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The Lagos State Government has begun the disinfection of bus stops and motor parks in the state to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

POLITICS NIGERIA reports that some officials of the state were seen disinfecting bus stops in Surulere and Ojuelegba areas of the state on Wednesday.

The workers, however, went about their job with all the seriousness attached to it.

This is coming after the state government denied news reports that Lagos was on lockdown following Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s update on the steps taken to curtail the spread of Coronavirus.

Gbenga Omotoso, Commissioner for Information and Strategy, made this known in a statement issued on Wednesday.

The statement read: “The impression created by such reports is erroneous; Lagos is not on lockdown despite the stringent measures introduced by the government.

“Mr. Governor, who is the Incident Commander, only urged private sector establishments to introduce measures that will support the government’s efforts at curtailing the spread of COVID-19.

“Governor Sanwo-Olu suggested that banks should enhance their online banking services to enable their customers have transactions without visiting banking halls.

”All markets that are not selling food, pharmaceutical products, water, medical equipment and other essential materials are to close down,” he said.

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Olugbenga Ige

Ige Olugbenga is a fine-grained journalist. He loves the smell of a good lead and has a penchant for finding out something nobody else knows. Gbenga is an alumnus of the prestigious Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State and The Polytechnic, Ibadan.

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