BREAKING: Lagos may extend lockdown – Sanwo-Olu

BREAKING: Lagos may extend lockdown – Sanwo-Olu


The Lagos State Governor , Babajide Sanwo – Olu, has said that lockdown order may be extended in the state beyond 14 days .

He said this during a media briefing on Saturday ,

The PUNCH reports.

He said that the lockdown would be extended depending on the situation of things , adding that

the number of patients discharged in Lagos has risen to 24 .

The PUNCH reports that 109 of the 209 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nigeria were recorded in Lagos .

The governor , however, assured residents that palliatives would be provided .

He said , “ If there ’ s a need to extend the lockdown , I will . We got one discharged patient today ( recovered from the coronavirus ) . We are going to sit down with the committee that is working on the community markets and see if we can announce more next week . ”

On alleged assault of residents by enforcement agents , Sanwo- Olu said , “ There ’ s been no backlash on the handling of people by the security operatives so far . I always tell them to ‘ wear a human face ’.”

Abuja and Lagos had been shut down for at least two weeks to curb the spread of COVID – 19.

(Punch)

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