‘We don’t want another lockdown,’ Sanwo-Olu warns Lagosians about 2nd wave of COVID-19
The governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has warned Lagosians to adhere strictly to safety protocols to combat the transmission of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.
As you already know Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases spiked in December 2020 extensively with a significant uptick in the number of daily infections recorded across the country.
The state of Lagos, which has recorded the highest number of cases, has been noted as an epicentre of the second wave alongside Kaduna, and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
Lagos governor Sanwo-Olu warned in a statement on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 that Lagosians should be more responsible in how they interact with others.
Babajide said the second wave has proven to be worse and has also hit with more severe symptoms, and with a likelier possibility of more casualties, a situation he said the state would like to avoid at this time .
He also cautioned that he doesn’t want a repeat of the complete lockdown of the state that was initiated during the beginning of the first wave in 2020.
“It is important that you wear your masks, avoid crowded areas, wash or sanitize your hands regularly, and more importantly practice social distancing.
“We simply cannot afford to be complacent at this time,” he stated
Let’s Vaccinate The World Against Hunger – Akinwumi Adesina
President of African Development Bank Akinwumi Adesina laid emphasis on the need to eradicate hunger, adding that hunger kills faster than The dreaded Covid 19 pandemic.
The AFDB president took his Twitter and to urge the world to take seriously the hunger that as ravaging some part of the world especially africa.
“For millions of poor people around the world, the risk of dying from hunger is greater than dying from COVID-19.” He wrote
He also called world leaders in another tweet to Join in the figth against hunger.
Let’s vaccinate the world against hunger @POTUS @JoeBiden @KamalaHarris @antonioguterres @EmmanuelMacron @BorisJohnson @FAODG @IFADPresident @WFPChief @WorldFoodPrize @SUN_Movement @DrTedros @AminaJMohammed
Edo State Governor, Obaseki And Others Receive First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine
Others who received the vaccination include: Edi state deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu and his wife, Maryann, secretary to the state government, Osarodion Ogie Esq. among others.
Lagos state Governor has received Fhe Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine
Lagos state Governor, Babajide Sanwolu has received Fhe Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine, which took place in at the Infectious Diseases Hospital(IDH), Yaba.