Lagos state governor Sanwo-Olu state how they intend to tackle the 14 days lockdown order- Read how

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The governor of Lagos State Babajide Sanwo-Olu has taken to his Instagram to give a break down on how the state intends to manage the 14 days lockdown order issued by president Muhammadu Buhari yesterday during the presidential broadcast.

According to the governor, “we have been preparing for this and I will like to explain how it will work for everyone”.

Sanwo Olu further stressed that the state will use the cocainent period to identify, trace and isolate all individuals who have come in contact with confirmed cases of Covid19.

Read the full statement below.

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President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces His Excellency Muhammad Buhari has placed our state on a 14 day lockdown to help us in our fight against COVID-19. We have been preparing for this and I will like to explain how it will work for everyone. This lockdown affects all our residents. The only exemptions are healthcare related businesses; food processing, distribution and retail companies, petroleum distribution, retail entities, power generation, transmission and distribution companies and private security companies We will use this containment period to identify, trace and isolate all individuals that have come into contact with confirmed cases. We will also ensure the treatment of confirmed cases while restricting further spread to other states. I understand the uncertainty that a lot of you are feeling at the moment but I want to encourage you to be resilient, we are determined to beat this disease, by the grace of God, and us adhering strictly to the instructions been given on social distancing, constant washing of hands, sanitizing as many times as possible, not touching our faces etc.

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