The Lagos State Government led has extended hours of operations of food and non-food markets amid rising coronavirus cases in the state.
Lagos markets will henceforth operate from 8 am to 6 pm.
A statement issued by the Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Dr Wale Ahmed, said the decision is is to further enhance trade and commerce as well as mitigate the hardship of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Commissioner emphasised 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.
Ahmed urged all traders to adhere strictly to the COVID-19 protocols for their safety and the citizenry at large.
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