- Lagos has commenced road marking and painting
- This will be carried out on all major roads in the state
- According to the state governor, this is aimed at improving on the state road infrastructure
The Lagos state government,says it has commenced the Year 2020 road marking, kerbs and median painting programme on some major roads across the state.
This was disclosed by the commissioner for transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde.
According to Oladeinde, the step was part of the efforts to ensure safety through road infrastructure and maintenance.
Going further, h added that the programme was aimed at improving on the state road infrastructure.
The commissioner said this will ensure safety and free vehicular movement, thereby reducing traffic gridlocks to the barest minimum.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the Lagos State Safety Commission (LSC) has announced that it has sealed 33 social facilities such as bars, lounges, restaurants, gyms, hotels and spas for flouting the state's directives on reopening businesses.
Recall that restaurants and eateries in the state were instructed to operate on a takeout basis as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the safety of Lagosians.
Adewumi Okoh, the spokesperson of the commission who disclosed this on Sunday, July 12, in a statement said the facilities were closed during an enforcement exercise.
Okoh said the facilities were sealed for engaging in activities against established protocols by the Lagos state government on reopening the economy.
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“Wash your hands for 30 seconds regularly, avoid social gatherings, maintain social distancing and at all times wear a face mask, the use of hand sanitizer should become a habit and finally, avoid touching your face and nose," the lawmaker advised.
The assembly's directive came after the death of one of its members, Tunde Braimoh on Friday, July 10.
His colleague, Honourable Sanni Ganeey Okanlawon from Kosofe Constituency 1, broke the news of Braimoh's death via social media.
The late lawmaker is said to have died a few weeks before his 60th birthday.
He had also served in the parliament as the chairman house committee on judiciary, petitions and LASIEC.