COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu vows to re-impose total lockdown if residents continue to violate guidelines

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Sanwo-Olu vows to re-impose total lockdown if residents continue to violate guidelines

The Lagos State Government says it will not hesitate to re-impose total lockdown in the state if residents continue to violate guidelines on the easing of the COVID-19 lockdown.

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu made the announcement on Saturday while giving an update on the management of COVID-19 and review of the lockdown in the state.

On May 4, Lagos State commenced a gradual easing of the lockdown imposed on the state as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Lagos, the economic hub of Nigeria is the city most affected by the coronavirus in the country.

Sanwo-Olu said that the level of compliance with guidelines on the lockdown easing was unacceptable.

He said that the compliance level for commercial transport operators was regrettably low.

According to him, yellow bus transport operators failed to comply with capacity restrictions outlined in the guidelines and many commercial motorcycle operators had also openly and indiscriminately…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper