Lagos state government extends market hours

The Lagos State Government has extended the hours of operations of both food markets and non-food markets.

They are now to open at 8am and close at 6pm.

In a statement by the Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Dr. Wale Ahmed, the decision by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is to further enhance trade and commerce and mitigate the hardship of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ahmed emphasised that the alternate days of operations will remains in force, whereby food markets open on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Non-food markets open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

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