Lagos Police Command Speeds Up Action Against Public Gathering To Tackle Coronavirus Spread


Lagos State Police Command has embarked on massive enforcement of the ban order on social or religious gatherings as a measure to prevent the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19) in the state

This was made known by the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana in a statement on Saturday in Lagos.

“Exercise was in compliance with directives issued by both Federal and Lagos State Governments on prevention of the spread of COVID-19. The command had deployed adequate personnel across the state to ensure that the orders are fully obeyed.

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 “The order imposed bans on social gatherings such as, wedding ceremonies, naming ceremonies, burial ceremonies, parties, clubs and religion gatherings of people not be more than 50.

 “Commercial vehicles carrying passengers above capacity (overloading) are also part of this order.

 “Members of the public are encouraged to avoid overcrowding themselves at bus stops, market places, business places and scene of incidents,” he said.


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