Hours of operations of food and non-food markets in Lagos State has been extended.
The Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Dr Wale Ahmed, made this known in a press statement on Sunday.
The statement noted that markets are now expected to open at 8am and close at 6pm henceforth. The statement added:
“The decision by Governor Babajide Sanwoolu is to further enhance trade and commerce as well as mitigate the hardship of the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Ahmed stated that “the alternate days of operations will remain in force whereby food markets open on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday while non-food markets open on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.”
The commissioner urged all traders to adhere strictly to the Covid-19 protocols for their safety and the citizenry at large.
FLASH: The Lagos State Government has extended the hours of operations of both food markets and non food markets.
— The Greater Lagos Project (@GreaterLagosNG) August 16, 2020