In a bid to reduce the spread of Coronavirus in the state, the Lagos State Government, yesterday, started fumigating all offices in the State Secretariat Complex and other Government offices.
A statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Office of Environmental Services, Ministry of Environment and Water Resources, Mrs. Belinda Odeneye, stated that the exercise had become necessary to reduce the risk of the spread of COVID-19 in the State secretariat.
She emphasised that the State Government will continue to adopt measures as part of the safety protocols to ensure that the pandemic does not further spread in the State, saying that the fumigation exercise will be a continuous process until the virus is contained.
Odeneye said the decontamination exercise which commenced on Friday, 15th of January, 2021 with the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources, Lands Bureau, and Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development is expected to end on Saturday the 30th of January 2021.
She added that the exercise would commence at 2 p.m during weekdays, while it would start at 8 a.m on weekends and urged all workers to vacate their offices and complex on stipulated days to avoid inhaling chemicals used during the fumigation exercise.Follow us on social media