The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, has stated that the lockdown of the state over the coronavirus outbreak is not effective.
In a statement commending the efforts of Governor Babajide sanwo-Olu and his Commissioner of Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, Obasa stated that more needs to be done to curb the spread of the coronavirus as the lockdown is not effective.
“I commend the Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, and Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for their unrelenting efforts on COVID-19. But I must say that the lockdown is not quite effective.
“Can we domesticate the lockdown by involving the local governments? Just as we have the incident command at the state level, can we replicate the same at local governments with a rising number of COVID-19?
“If the lockdown will continue, it is better we move with all strategies.
“Also, I do not want to believe that we should not test because we don’t have the capacity to treat.
We can try our local herbs too. If it doesn’t work then we move on, knowing very well that we have tried,