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Lagos extends markets opening, closing hours

The Lagos State Government has extended the hours of operations of both food markets and non food markets in the state.

They are now to open at 8am and close at 6pm.

This was contained In a statement signed by the commissioner for local government and community affairs, Dr Wale Ahmed, the decision of the Governor Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu is to further enhance trade and commerce and mitigate the hardship of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr Ahmed emphasised that the alternate days of operations still remains in force whereby food markets open on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, while non food markets open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

He urged all traders to adhere strictly to the covid-19 protocols for their safety and the citizenry at large.

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