The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has insisted that the state can’t afford one other lockdown.
Sanwo-Olu acknowledged this in an announcement launched on Saturday.
This comes a day after he ordered colleges to shut indefinitely and civil servants to do business from home, because the second wave of COVID-19 sweeps throughout Nigeria.
Sanwo-Olu, who himself is recovering from the virus, had additionally issued a robust warning to non secular organizations and banned gatherings.
“Pricey Lagosians, I’m overwhelmed by your present of affection and concern about my well being and wellbeing. I have to admit that the gesture touched me deeply and reaffirmed our connection to at least one one other as people.
“I acknowledge and thanks very sincerely and pray that none of us will lose our lives to COVID-19, and in every other preventable circumstance.
“To households which have misplaced family members to the virus, I pray that God grants you the fortitude to bear the loss.
“Yesterday, we issued tips to assist us within the subsequent part of our battle with the virus. Lagosians have relaxed and the consequences are evident with rising circumstances and unlucky deaths
These tips will have an effect on us all however we have to be sturdy and we have to persevere.
“We can’t afford one other complete lockdown so I enjoin us to maintain observing the prescribed protocols and the required way of life changes that may assist us enter 2021 stronger, more healthy and safer.
“Let’s do that for our households and pals. Let’s by our actions exhibit that we actually love our neighbours.
“Allow us to exhibit consciousness in regards to the existence of COVID-19 in our communities and dwell proper to intentionally scale back and get rid of its unfold.
“I want you the most effective of this season and pray that God Almighty will proceed to guard us,” the assertion learn.