COVID-19: Gov. Sanwo-Olu Gives New Guidelines On Easing Lockdown

The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has outlined new guidelines on easing the COVID-19 lockdown in the state.

The new guidelines is as follows:

  1. All places of worship remain closed until further notice.

  2. Eateries and restaurants to open between 9 am-3 pm and are to do only takeout. No, eat in. Also, 9 am-3 pm only! Take note! Must wear gloves and masks.

  3. Public transport. All commuters to wear masks and gloves. Handwashing equipment and thermometers must be provided. Buses to load 60% capacity. No standing. All air conditioners off! All commercial bikes suspended! Tricycles 2 passengers only.

  4. Controlled easing phase for all businesses. Banks and companies are as follows. All staff will work between 9 am and 3 pm. Maximum of 60% capacity on ground. Others to work from home.

  5. All schools remain closed! Teach online!

  6. Whistleblower Channels to be introduced for anyone who flaunts the directives

  7. All beaches, clubs, gyms, salon, cinemas, swimming pool remains closed!

  8. Markets to open on designated days between 9am-3pm

  9. 50% elevator capacity only

  10. Funerals are permitted. Only 20 people permitted and that includes the officiating ministers. No party to follow it.

  11. Curfew remains in place as directed by the President. 8 pm to 6 am.

  12. Review of compliance to be done again in 2 weeks!

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