According to Punch, the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says the salaries of health workers in the state would be increased.
He said this during a televised media briefing on COVID-19 updates in Lagos monitored by our correspondent on Monday.
He also commended the health workers for their sacrifices and professionalism in fighting coronavirus in the state.
“We are increasing the salaries of all health workers in Lagos,” he said.
The governor also warned against panic, noting that “isolation centres are not death centres. It is important for us not to panic but to obey the regulations that have been put in place.”
He also urged Muslim faithful in the state to obey social distancing directive during their month of fasting, Ramadan.
“As we prepare to observe Ramadan, let us continue to obey the laws of the land. Any gathering of people numbering above 25 is not acceptable,” he added.