The Recent pronouncement coming from federal and Lagos state government on a ban on social, club, parties and religious restriction circle of fifty people in every congregation, the Lagos state police command said it is compliance-ready.
In a statement made available to urban Express-News online through the Lagos state police public relation officer Dsp Bala Elkana said command wishes to inform the general public that command in compliance with the guidelines and directives issued by both the federal and Lagos state government on prevention of the spread of coronavirus which the world health has declared as a pandemic, has embarked on massive enforcement of the ban order.
He said the command has deployed adequate resources across the state to ensure that the orders are fully obeyed.
"The order imposed a ban on social gatherings such as weeding, naming ceremonies, burial ceremonies, parties, clubs and religious gathering of people not more than fifty contingents (50), commercial vehicles carrying passengers above capacity is also part of this order".
Elkana said members are encouraged to avoid overcrowding themselves at bus stops, market places, business places and a scene of incidents.
"The commissioner of police Lagos state, cp Hakeem Odumosu called on the good people of the state to obey safety regulations put in place for the benefit of every one.
His word: “we must be alive and healthy before socio-economic activities will be effective”
Elkana said the command has rolled out its medical team to market places for awareness creation and police detention facilities to safeguard the safety of suspects.
“The commissioner of police had also ordered the immediate release of suspects arrested for minor offences as part of preventive measures”
"Together we can prevent the spread of the disease".
For further information regarding convid 19, Lagos residents can call the following toll free number 080097000010 or text Coronavirus to 24453.