There is likely going to be an extension of the ongoing lockdown in Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu declares.
The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu disclosed in a media briefing on Saturday that the Lockdown currently experienced in Lagos State might be prolonged beyond 14 days.
According to him, the lockdown extensions hang on the situation update of infection, deaths, and recovery COVID-19 cases.
Recall that earlier this week, Business Influx reported that 11 patients were discharged from Yaba Hospital in Lagos State, Sanwo-Olu, however, added that 1 more patient has been added to the number of recovered patients from Lagos.
“If there’s a need to extend the lockdown, I will. We got one discharged patient today (recovered from the coronavirus). We are going to sit down with the committee that is working on the community markets and see if we can announce more next week, ” Sanwo-Olu explained.
Sanwo-Olu, however, addressed the issue of human rights violation as it relates to the lockdown and the security agencies saying that “there’s been no backlash on the handling of people by the security operatives so far. I always tell them to ‘wear a human face’.”
So far, the number of cases in Lagos state stands at 109 while in altogether in Nigeria, a total number of 209 cases has been recorded.