The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has directed that markets, restaurants and eateries should reopen on selected days in the state.
He said this in a televised press briefing on Wednesday.
In a series of tweets, the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, also said the governor also ordered that schools should remain closed.
He tweeted, “Eateries and restaurants to open between 9 am -3 pm and are to do only takeout. No eat in. Also, 9 am – 3pm only! Take note! Must wear gloves and masks. Markets to open from 9am to 3pm on selected days.”
According tp Akosile, the governor also directed that entertainment centres within estates should remain closed for two weeks, starting from May 4.
“All entertainment centres including gyms, spa, recreational facilities inside private estates are to remain closed for two weeks post lockdown in Lagos. This would be reviewed after two weeks,” he added.
As regards public transportation, Sanwo-Olu said tricycle operators must only take in two passengers in areas where that are not banned from operating.
“Commercial motorcycle operation (Okada) is also suspended across the state during the period of lockdown while tricycles (Keke Napep) is limited to two passengers only.
“All commuters to wear masks and gloves. Handwashing equipment and thermometers must be provided. Buses to load 60 per cent capacity. No standing.”
Sanwo-Olu also said only 20 people are allowed to attend a funeral and there mustn’t be a party.
“Funerals are permitted. Only 20 people permitted and that includes the officiating ministers and Imams. No party to follow it,” the governor added.