The Lagos State Government has commenced the full decontamination/fumigation of Offices in the State Secretariat Complexes and other Governmental offices, to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
A statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Office of Environmental Services in Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources, Mrs Belinda Odeneye stated that the exercise had become necessary to reduce the risk of the spread of the corona virus in the state secretariat.
She emphasized that the State Government will continue to adopt measures as part of the safety protocols to ensure that the Covid 19 pandemic does not further spread in the State, saying that the fumigation exercise will be a continuous process until the pandemic is contained.
Mrs Odeneye said the decontamination exercise which commenced on Friday, 15th of January 2021 with the Ministry of the 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.
The statement added that the exercise commences at 2pm during the weekdays while it would start at 8am on weekends, urging workers to vacate their offices and complex on stipulated days in order to avoid inhaling the chemicals used during fumigation exercise.