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The Lagos State Government on Thursday urged shoppers at its 27 COVID-19 Emergency Food Markets to always observe social distancing and regular hand washing to prevent the spread of the virus in the state.
The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said rice production would start at the Imota Rice Mill at Imota, a suburb in Lagos, by the second quarter of 2020, with a production capacity of 32,000 tonnes per hour.
The Lagos State Government, yesterday, disclosed that the fish consumption demand in the state has risen to 374,000 tons annually.
The Lagos State Government has begun the sale of its popular brand of rice, LAKE Rice, in preparation for the coming Eid-el-Kabir celebration, but at an increased prices.
Following the seizure of 30 tonnes of poisonous ponmo worth about N10 million, on Sunday, Lagos State Government has set up a monitoring and investigation committee; to uncover the source of the cowskin.
To ensure even and fair distribution of Lake Rice across Lagos, the State Government has sought the participation of major rice distributors in Lagos, with the signing of a partnership agreement with distributors for its transportation, distribution and marketing.
The Lagos State Government on Friday constituted a monitoring team to ensure a hitch-free distribution of LAKE Rice to the citizens.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on its official Twitter handle, said that as of May 25, 2020, seven deaths were recorded in the country.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration FCTA has arrested 84 travellers, warning others seeking to pass through the territory to stay back, as the Administration is not in a hurry to relax the emergency containment protocols imposed in the wake of the outbreak of Covid-19.
Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) has given a ray of hope when he said that COVID-19 pandemic would soon subside, stressing that it would take a miracle for the virus to disappear completely.
Nurses and midwives under the aegis of National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives, NANNM, in the Jos University Teaching Hospital, JUTH, who are working in the institution’s isolation centre has ordered a sit at home for its members saying the order was necessary due to negligence of their welfare by relevant stakeholders.
Abia Commissioner for Works, Chief Bob Ogu, says the African Development Bank (AFDB) is funding about 37 road projects in the state.