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Lagos State Impounds Over 400 Vehicles For Violating Lagos Lockdown Order


Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the state government arrested over 400 vehicles on Saturday for violating the lockdown order.

Sanwo-Olu made this known on Saturday evening as he gave an update concerning coronavirus cases in the state.

“We have reviewed the situation, we are aware. It is true that we have seen a lot of people trying to flout the rules especially when it gets to 7, 8:00 (pm).

“Today, we have arrested almost 400 vehicles, all yellow buses, that the Commissioner of Police reported to us and they have also been given the directives that the lockdown is 24/7.

“It is not that you are meant to restrict at any point of the day. It is 24/7 and people need to obey the rules. People need to comply fully.”

The governor also said that the state government will continue to arrest more commuters who may want to violate the stay at home order.

H said: “We are going back to ensure that nobody is spared. If they need to continue to arrest your buses, they will do.

“Over 400 or so have been arrested from what we were told. And they will continue to do that. That is why we need to continue to encourage that people stay away until when all of these is over,” he said.