We have not lifted lockdown – Sanwo-Olu warns against fake news

Gov. Sanwo-Olu

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has warned against spread of fake news stating that the two-week Coronavirus lockdown has been suspended.

He however advised Lagosians to “think long term” and stay safe while the country is still combatting the ravaging pandemic.

Governor Sanwo-Olu made this announcement while commemorating with the Christian faithful on the occasion of Easter, a significance of the birth and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

On his Twitter handle Friday morning, he stated that: “The true meaning of Good Friday and Easter is the power of sacrifice.

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“This weekend, the sacrifice of staying at home and social distancing is required to stop the spread of COVID-19.”

“Avoid fake news, the lockdown hasn’t been lifted. Think longterm, #StayAtHomeAndStaySafe.

“The Federal Government has announced a public holiday, do spend time with your loved ones AT HOME,” Sanwo-Olu warned

“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,” the governor ended.

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It would be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, March 29, in his national address announced a total lockdown in FCT, Lagos and Ogun states in a bid to halt the spread of Coronavirus pandemic.

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