The governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has implored Lagosians to celebrate Easter in their houses as federal government has not lifted lockdown.
|Stay at home and celebrate Easter – Sanwo-Olu|
The governor of Lagos State has implored residents of Lagos to celebrate Easter in the corner of their room as the federal has not lifted lockdown.
He made this known on his Twitter handle @jidesanwoolu this morning that the federal government is yet to lift lockdown in the state.
“The true meaning of #GoodFriday and #Easter is the power of sacrifice. This weekend, the sacrifice of staying at home and social distancing is required to stop the spread of #COVID19.” He said.
Sanwo-Olu, also admonished the citizens to disregard any information that the federal government has lifted the lockdown pronounced on the state because it is now true. He said “Avoid fake news, the lockdown hasn’t been lifted. Think longterm, #StayAtHomeAndStaySafe“
The true meaning of #GoodFriday and #Easter is the power of sacrifice.
This weekend, the sacrifice of staying at home and social distancing is required to stop the spread of #COVID19.
Avoid fake news, the lockdown hasn’t been lifted. Think longterm, #StayAtHomeAndStaySafe
— Babajide Sanwo-Olu (@jidesanwoolu) April 10, 2020
The tweet continued as he also implore everyone to use the federal government’s Easter holiday in their house to prevent the spread of the virus.
Recall the the federal government has declared total lockdown on Lagos, Abuja and Ogun being the states with the highest number is coronavirus. The lockdown is said to prevent physical contacts which is the major means of the spread of the virus.
Sanwo-Olu however advice Nigerians toake judicious use of technology in this trying time by observing virtual Easter service from their home. He tweeted:
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The Federal Government has announced a public holiday, do spend time with your loved ones AT HOME. We are thankful for technology, I will be worshipping virtually with my family on #Easter Sunday. Kindly say a prayer for all our health workers.