Metro

Sanwoolu Amend Rules on Ease of Lockdown

Keypoints on Governor Babajide Sanwoolu’s amendments to the rules for ease of Covid-19 lockdown starting tomorrow, Monday 4th May.

  • No Civil Servant must resume tomorrow
  • Only Civil Servants on level 15 and above should resume from Tuesday
  • Food markets to open on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
  • Other non-food markets to open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
  • Banks to open with strict observance of all rules of hygiene and social distancing, and to ensure that their ATM machines are well sanitised and possibly provide means of transport for their staff
  • Eateries and restaurants will open from 9am to 7pm, because of the Ramadan fast. Only take-away packs and orders are permitted. No one must sit and eat
  • Those whose vehicles were arrested on or before 14th of April, can, from tomorrow collect their seized vehicles
  • Compulsory wearing of face masks will commence from tomorrow, the distribution of free face masks to the public will also begin
  • Commuter transport to operate between 6am to 7pm, further guidelines will be released to the press
  • There is going to be strict monitoring, and free toll number will be given to whistle blowers to call in to report defaulters. Whistle blowers identities will be protected.
  • Elderly ones are advised to remain at home because of their age.