In its bid to obey the Lagos State directive on closure of non- essential products, the concerned traders have taken it upon themselves to educate members on the importance of this move and why compliance is required.
Also, awareness campaign on preventive measures have been taken to essential markets to sensitise traders and buyers on why it is imperative to adhere to safety regulations against the Covid 19 disease.
In view of the spread of the coronavirus disease and government’s preventive measures, Lagos residents have finally begun to take seriously the mantra ‘Prevention is better than cure.’
At one of such non-essential markets on Lagos island, the amalgamated computer stationeries and allied trade association took government directives on an enlightenment campaign to members.
At Ile-Epo essential market, Agbado Oke-Odo, a suburb of the state, some of the traders and buyers were not observing total compliance as directed by government.
At the market therefore, leaders and stakeholders embarked on sensitization to educate traders on adherence to government directives and keeping safe at all times.
As at Friday night, number of Covid 19 cases in Nigeria was 70 with Lagos recording 44.
While government continues to engage the public on preventive measures and fine-tuning ways to curb the spread, the leaders stated: “Public adherence to safety directives many agreed was sacrosanct at this time”.
Lagos State Governor Babajde Sanwo-Olu had on Tuesday declared partial lockdown in the State.
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