Nigerians react as FG says markets in lockdown states can open between 10am to 2pm every 48 hours

The Federal Government has said that markets in states currently observing a lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic are allowed to open between the hours of 10am and 2 pm every 48 hours.   The National co-ordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Aliyu Sani, announced this during the daily press briefing by the taskforce in Abuja today Wednesday April 1st.   “For markets, only shops and stalls selling food and groceries shall be allowed to open to customers between the hours of 10:00 am and 2:00 pm,” he said  …

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Breaking: Sanwo-Olu shuts markets across Lagos over coronavirus EXCEPT

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos state, has ordered the shut down of markets, apart from those where food and medical items are sold. The governor gave the directive at a press conference on the COVID-19 situation in the state on Tuesday. He said Lagos could not afford a total lock down because of the economic implication but measures needed to be put in place to check the spread of the virus. “I am here again this afternoon to update you on the COVID-19 situation in Lagos state, as well as…

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