Three days after the Federal Government announced a lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja, the government has said that food and grocery stores in the three states would be allowed to open between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm every 48 hours.

The National Co-ordinator of the Presidential Task Force on (coronavirus) COVID-19, Aliyu Sani, disclosed this on Wednesday during a briefing by members of the task force.

The Federal Government has relaxed open and close rules for markets, supermarkets and food stores in Lagos, Abuja FCT and Ogun, where a lockdown has been imposed.

They will be allowed to open between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm daily.

The National Co-ordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Aliyu Sani, said this on Wednesday during a briefing by members of the task force.

“For markets, only shops and stalls selling food and groceries shall be allowed to open to customers between the hours of 10:00 am and 2:00 pm,” he said.

He said, “For markets, only shops and stalls selling food and groceries shall be allowed to open to customers between the hours of 10:00 am and 2:00 pm.”

Aliyu also said that supermarkets and food stores would be allowed to open between 10:00 am and 4:00, adding that business owners and managers have been advised to screen staff and customers before entry.

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