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COVID-19: Governor Sanwo-Olu Makes Wearing Face Masks Compulsory For Lagosians

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The wearing of face masks in Lagos State has been made compulsory by .

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu says wearing face masks helps stop the spread of COVID-19
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu says wearing face masks helps stop the spread of

Tweeting on Sunday April 26, 2020, Sanwo-Olu said wearing face masks and washing hands frequently would slow down the spread of the in the country.

He also revealed that the state government is currently making three million face masks to be distributed to the vulnerable in the state.

His tweet reads:

“Dear Lagosians, even as we observe the lockdown, we are kicking off #MaskUpLagos; the COMPULSORY wearing of face masks in Lagos.

Face masks help to protect us from droplets and secretions from coughing, sneezing, etc as not everyone that is infected will show symptoms.

Face masks combined with frequent hand washing, being conscious about NOT touching our face as well as #SocialDistancing are effective in slowing the spread.

The state government is currently producing about 3 million face masks for distribution to the vulnerable.”

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