The Lagos State government has extended the hours of operations of both food markets and non-food markets across the state.
This was made known by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Mr Gboyega Akosile, in a series of tweets on Sunday.
Mr Akosile expressed that move was to further enhance trade and commerce and mitigate the hardship of COVID-19 pandemic.
The Spokesman to Governor Sanwo-Olu expressed that markets have been permitted to open by 8 am and close at 6 pm.
He explained that the announcement was made in a statement by the Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs in the state, Dr Wale Ahmed.
See his tweet below:
The Lagos State Government has extended the hours of operations of both food markets and non food markets.
— Gboyega Akosile (@gboyegaakosile) August 16, 2020