Sanwo-Olu cancels Independence Day parades

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babahide Sanwo-Olu has instructed Lagosians to go for a low key celebration of the 60th Independence Anniversary as a result of ravaging results of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The governor directed that the deliberate parade and different actions that contain the gathering of greater than 50 folks needs to be cancelled.

Based on an announcement by the Commissioner for Data and Technique, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, the governor congratulated Lagosians on the auspicious event and strongly suggested that they need to have fun quietly at dwelling and pray for the nation.

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“They need to additionally observe the COVID-19 protocols, together with sporting of face masks to guard themselves and their family members”.

The governor additionally urged Lagosians to not loosen up their vigilance towards COVID-19 in order to not reverse the good points that the state has made in combating the illness.

“They’re to maintain embracing social distancing and washing of palms with cleaning soap and water. Anyone who feels unwell ought to keep indoors and get in touch with well being authorities.’

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The assertion added that the police and different safety businesses have been directed to make sure that no person flouts the directives given, within the curiosity of all, particularly now that the Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC) is warning {that a} second wave of the lethal illness may happen.

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