Lagos State units up non permanent meals markets in class

Food stuff market in Iddo, Oyingbo space open for enterprise. PHOTO: Sunday Odita

Sequel to the directive of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday, that some faculty grounds be used as non permanent markets as a part of measures to curb the unfold of Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Ministry of Agriculture has arrange websites for meals and agricultural produce in chosen colleges throughout Local Governments within the State.

The Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal disclosed this growth, noting that the markets had been set as much as present Lagosians entry to meals provides throughout this restriction interval with the intention to stop panic shopping for after the directive that each one markets and shops buying and selling in non-essential commodities be closed.

Lawal outlined the Local Governments the place the meals and agricultural markets can be arrange as: Mushin, Alimosho, Surulere, Ikeja, Apapa, Lagos Mainland, Eti-Osa, Surulere and Ifako-Ijaiye Local Governments.

According to him, the faculties recognized for meals and agricultural markets are – Bishop Aggrey Primary School, Ilasamaja; Ajenifuja Primary School, Ilupeju, Mushin; Papa Ajao Primary School, Ladipo Street, Mushin; Akin Ogun Primary School, Mosan; Meiran Community Primary School, Meiran; and Animashaun Primary School, Ijeshatedo off Omilani Street, Surulere.

Others are Ikeja Primary School, Ikeja; Opebi Primary School, Opebi, Ikeja; Anglican Primary School, Marine Beach, Apapa; St. Jude’s Primary School, Ebute- Metta; St. George’s Boys Primary School, Falomo; Community Grammar School, Adelabu, Surulere; Obele Secondary School, Adelabu, Surulere; Fagba Junior Grammar School, Ifako-Ijaiye; and Stadium High School, Ifako.

While assuring that the Ministry of Agriculture, together with the Ministry of Health, has put in place security tips at every of the non permanent meals and agricultural markets, Lawal solicited for strict adherence to security measures by consumers, particularly social distancing between guests to the desired places.

The Commissioner identified that there isn’t a want for panic shopping for by members of the general public because the meals and agricultural markets have been put in place to make buying simple, including that officers of the Nigeria Police and Neighbourhood Watch will guarantee the upkeep of regulation and order on the numerous markets.

He, due to this fact, suggested all residents to stay vigilant and observe all of the precautionary measures outlined by the State to curb the prevalence of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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