Lagos State Government has introduced an economic stimulus package to help Lagosians cushion the effect of the stay at home directive issued by the state government.
This was announced by Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu via his Twitter account on Friday evening.
He stated that the package was targeting two hundred thousand households, at an estimation of 6 people per household.
“I am happy to announce an economic stimulus package to help our residents cushion the effects of our #StayAtHome directive to stop the spread of #COVID19.
“This first stage is targeting 200,000 households at an estimation of 6 people per household. We hope to ramp it up quickly,” Sanwo-Olu tweeted.
He further explained that the package will contain bags of rice, beans, garri, dry pepper, drinking water and vitamins.
He urged Lagosians to stay at home with their loved ones.
He added : “The stimulus package will contain bags of rice, beans, garri, bread, dry pepper, drinking water and vitamins. We want each ration to last for 14 days as we continue to evaluate the impact of #COVID19.
“Please stay home with your loved ones. We want the best for you.”