The Lagos State Government has announced the extension of operating hours for food and non-food markets in the state.
This was contained in a press statement issued by the Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Dr Wale Ahmed, on Sunday.
“Lagos markets are now expected to open at 8am and close at 6pm henceforth.
“The decision by Governor Babajide Sanwoolu is to further enhance trade and commerce as well as mitigate the hardship of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The alternate days of operations will remain in force whereby food markets open on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday while non-food markets open on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday,” the statement read.