Lagos highlights ways transporters can help stem spread of covid-19

Lagos highlights ways transporters can help stem spread of covid-19

The Lagos State government has urged transporters to check the temperature of passengers’ before conveying them from one place to another.

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This was contained in a statement issued on Friday by the Ministry of Information, led by the Director of Public Enlightenment, Toyin Adeni-Awosika, while addressing members of the public.

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During the public interaction which was staged as a measure to curtain the second wave of covid_19, Adeni-Awosika appealed to transporters to ensure that they do not flout physical distancing protocols relating to the number of passengers allowed in each vehicle.

Adeni-Awosika also stressed the need for adherence to guidelines stipulated by the government while also noting that authorities were concerned about the flagrant disregard by residents.

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“People mingle without adherence to physical distancing and face masks are not worn in public places; while hand sanitisers are absent in most public and private institutions.

“Such practices expose individuals to COVID-19. Everyone must take responsibility to stop the spread of this deadly virus by obeying all guidelines. COVID -19 is real,” he said.

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